You asked: What areas are being evacuated due to Hurricane Laura?

Which cities are evacuating for Hurricane Laura?

More than 385,000 residents were told to flee the Texas cities of Beaumont, Galveston and Port Arthur, and still more were ordered to evacuate low-lying southwestern Louisiana, where forecasters said more than 11 feet (3.35 metres) of storm surge topped by waves could submerge entire towns.

What parishes are under mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Laura?

On Wednesday, Evangeline Parish announced a mandatory evacuation order for several areas, including Pecan Island, Intracoastal City, Esther, Forked Island, Mouton Cove, Erath, Delcambre, Gueydan and any low lying areas prone to flooding.

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.

Will Hurricane Laura hit Dallas?

The most severe impacts of the cyclone that made landfall as a category four hurricane won’t be felt in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, according to the National Weather Service. But the hurricane is anticipated to cause a rise in temperatures and possible thunderstorms in North Texas.

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Is Calcasieu Parish still under mandatory evacuation?

(KPLC) – The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has lifted the parish’s mandatory evacuation. The evacuation had been in place since Aug. 25, prior to Hurricane Laura. Police Jury President Tony Guillory announced Friday at a news conference that the order was being lifted.

Is New Orleans evacuating for Ida?

NEW ORLEANS — Nearly a week after Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast, leaving behind extensive power outages and escalating despair, this city began evacuating some residents in an effort to give them a respite from the punishing heat.

Is Calcasieu Parish under a mandatory evacuation?

​Calcasieu Parish Placed Under Mandatory Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane Delta. Calcasieu Parish was placed under a mandatory evacuation order starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, 2020. … Anyone in the City of Lake Charles who is wanting to evacuate can use local bus stops to get a ride.

Where is the Huracan Laura now?

At 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Laura was located near latitude 31.2 degrees north and longitude 93.3 degrees west. That is about 20 miles (30 km) north of Fort Polk, Louisiana. Laura is moving toward the north near 15 mph (24 kph) and this motion should continue through the day.