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Hurricane Delta swamps weary Louisiana

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/10/20, 10:58 pm

The Category 2 storm made landfall on Friday and followed a path Hurricane Laura carved just six weeks earlier. Delta scattered piles of debris and peeled tarps off of roofs in Lake Charles, La., and other battered communities. High winds and rain knocked out power to about 740,000 homes and businesses in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, reported on Saturday.

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Louisiana braces for Hurricane Delta

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/08/20, 04:14 pm

Debris from the storm that devastated southern Louisiana just two months ago could become missiles when the next one comes, Gov. John Bel Edwards warned. Hurricane Delta—the season’s 25th named storm—could make landfall on Friday with winds up to 105 mph and an 11-foot storm surge.

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Hurricane Delta enters Gulf of Mexico

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/07/20, 06:12 pm

Mexican officials have reported no deaths or injuries after the storm made landfall south of Cancun early Wednesday morning, but about one-third of the Yucatan peninsula lost power. Delta moved out over the Gulf as a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

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