Best answer: What cities should evacuate for Hurricane Laura?

Does Houston need to evacuate for Laura?

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Ahead of Hurricane Laura’s arrival, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued voluntary evacuations effective immediately for people who live in Zones A and B in Harris County.

What cities are evacuating in Texas?

They include locations in San Antonio, Austin, Mesquite and Ennis. Abbott also told Texans who are evacuating that they need to be mindful of the fact the state is still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. The state has averaged about 200 new COVID-19 deaths per day in August.

Is New Orleans evacuating for Laura?

Orleans Parish

A voluntary evacuation order remains in place for New Orleans East and areas outside the levee protection system. Four sandbag locations have been set up around Orleans Parish for those concerned about potential flooding.

Was Austin Texas affected by Hurricane Laura?

1. Laura missed Austin completely. Hurricane Laura struck the southwest Louisiana coast as a Category 4 hurricane near Cameron, La., about 30 miles from the Texas border around 1 a.m. Thursday, the National Hurricane Center reported.

What city in Texas were some of the hurricane evacuees sent?

On Wednesday afternoon about 200 vehicles were lined up into San Antonio evacuating from Hurricane Laura. On Wednesday afternoon about 200 vehicles were lined up into San Antonio evacuating from Hurricane Laura.

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What cities in Louisiana did Hurricane Laura hit?

Cameron Parish

Hurricane Laura made landfall in Cameron, Louisiana on 06:00 UTC on August 27, 2020 as a Category 4 hurricane, with winds of 150 miles per hour (240 km/h) and a pressure of 938 mb. Widespread power outages were reported near the landfall point in Cameron.

What parishes in Louisiana were affected by Hurricane Laura?

People who sustained losses in Hurricane Laura in the designated parishes of Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Grant, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, LaSalle, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Sabine, St.

What hurricane hit Louisiana after Laura?

Hurricane Sally and Tropical Storm Beta both hit the Gulf Coast after Laura — Sally prompted evacuations and caused flooding in a region stretching from New Orleans to Florida, and Beta slammed into Texas and caused heavy rain and wind across Louisiana.