The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Laura as a 'Major Hurricane' with the potential for catastrophic storm surges, extreme winds, and flash flooding. The storm is currently a Category 3 hurricane with potential to reach a Category 4 before making landfall. Not only will this directly impact South Louisiana but could potentially cause damage in North Louisiana as well. The National Weather Storm predicts Laura could reach our area as a Category 1 hurricane and cause flash flooding, tornadoes and wind damage. Check back here for all updates on the storm.
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Bossier Sheriff Opens Donation Sites for Aid to Hurricane Victims
He's established three donation centers for the public to drop off various supplies to help residents in the Calcasieu Parish area
UPDATE: What’s the Latest on Getting Power Back on in SBC?
Crews continue to work to get power back on in SBC
Health Department Lists Deaths from Hurricane Laura
More details have been released about the victims of Hurricane Laura
Mayor of Lake Charles Asks for Nationwide Donations
The city of Lake Charles received the brunt of the impact of Hurricane Laura. Now, the South Louisiana city needs our help.
Waitr Offering Free Shreveport Delivery Due to Hurricane
The waitrapp.com is also partnering with relief organizations that are focused on supporting families affected by Hurricane Laura. You can help, click here for more info.
Several La. Parishes Under Burn Ban Due to Hurricane Laura
Normally when the State Fire Marshal, Butch Browning, issues a burn ban for a number of Louisiana parishes, it's due to dangerously dry conditions.
Thousands Still without Power in Northwest Louisiana
Swepco crews are working to get all power restored as soon as possible.