Hurricane Laura slammed southern Louisiana early Thursday as a Category 4 storm, one of the most powerful to strike the Gulf Coast in decades. The storm made landfall at 1 a.m. near Cameron, La., about 35 miles east of the Texas border. Read more: https://wapo.st/2QtRZ7b.
Drone shots from Lake Charles after Hurricane Laura
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12pm: Laura is a tropical storm. Max winds 70 mph. 50 miles ESE of Shreveport. Barksdale AFB recently reported a sustained wind of 40 mph and a wind gust of 52 mph. Last position update from the NHC. @wdsu pic.twitter.com/NJH6VkH805— Kweilyn Murphy (@KweilynWDSU) August 27, 2020