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Hurricane Laura Roughs Up Louisiana, Texas, Kills 18

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana, August 31, 2020 (ENS) – One of the 10 strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in the United States, Hurricane Laura struck Louisiana in the middle of the night of August 26-27. Sustained winds of 150 mph ripped off roofs, knocked over trailer homes, and toppled trees and power lines. […]

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‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Laura Slams Gulf Coast

MIAMI, Florida, August 26, 2020 (ENS) – “Catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding” are expected along the northwest Gulf Coast tonight as Laura, an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 hurricane, blows inland, with landfall forecast overnight near the Louisiana-Texas border. […]