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.
Heartbreaking Aerial View of Hurricane Laura’s Devastation of Holly Beach [Video]
To see Holly Beach in this state is honestly heartbreaking.
Lake Charles Casino Riverboat Pushed Into I-10 Bridge
The destruction from Laura is jaw dropping.
Laura Leaves Wake Of Destruction as Storm Moves North
Natchitoches Parish is reporting hurricane winds and damage due to Laura.
Ochsner LSU Health is Closing Shreveport Clinics Due to Laura
Severe weather is causing Ochsner to close their locations today.
Update: Bossier & Caddo Now Under Tropical Storm Warning
The Hurricane Warning has been canceled
How Serious is Laura? The Waffle House in Lake Charles Has Closed
The Waffle House index is a real thing used by FEMA to determine how bad a natural disaster is affecting an area.
Update: Hurricane Laura is Now a Cat 4 Major Hurricane
The National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service are anticipating the storm will maintain Hurricane strength as it reaches the Shreveport-Bossier area.
Postal Service Suspends Services at Several Louisiana Post Offices Until Further Notice
The United States Postal Service is suspending retail and delivery services to some parts of south Louisiana due to the mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Laura.
Several Area Schools & Business Closing as Hurricane Laura Approaches
Some schools and businesses are closing as the storm moves in our direction.