Is Baton Rouge Louisiana in the path of Hurricane Laura?

Will Baton Rouge be affected by Laura?

Despite some heavy rain and winds, the Baton Rouge area was mostly spared serious damage from Hurricane Laura, and attention turned Thursday to the more severely battered western parts of the state.

How will Hurricane Laura affect Baton Rouge?

Baton Rouge mayor urges residents to stay off roads Thursday due to Hurricane Laura. … The Baton Rouge metro area is likely to see wind gusts around 40 to 50 mph and up to 4 inches of rain, lasting until late Thursday.

What parishes were affected by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana?

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.

Where is Hurricane Henri now?

Tropical Storm Henri is now a 40 mph tropical storm located about 20 miles southeast of Hartford, Connecticut, according to the 5 p.m. ET update from the National Hurricane Center. Remember: A tropical storm has maximum sustained surface winds ranging from 39 to 73 mph.

Where is Hurricane Elsa now?

Elsa is now “inland and weakening over Northern Florida,” the National Hurricane Center said in its 2 p.m. ET update. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph as it continues to crawl across the state. All warnings have been discontinued south of the Suwannee River, the National Hurricane Center said.

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How has Hurricane Laura impacted the state of Louisiana?

The effects of Hurricane Laura in Louisiana were extensive and historic. … Within Louisiana, the storm killed 33 people and caused around $17.5 billion in damage. Laura brought extremely high winds that ripped roofs off houses and brought a storm surge of up to 18 feet (5.5 m) to areas in Cameron Parish.