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Hurricane Laura

Damage from Hurricane Laura is still evident in Cameron, La., as Tropical Storm Beta moves closer to shore.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing about Hurricane Laura with first responders at the emergency operations center, in Orange, Texas.

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President Donald Trump tours damage from Hurricane Laura, in Lake Charles, La., as talks with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, second from right. At far left is acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.

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State Highway 27 leading to Cameron, La. is seen in Creole, Louisiana, as the storm surge recedes in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

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A damaged home is shown in Hackberry, Louisiana after Hurricane Laura move through the area

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Damage is seen at South Cameron High School in Creole, Louisiana, after the storm surge receded in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

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Floodwaters cover the street under downed utility wires in Cameron, Louisiana, after Hurricane Laura moved through the area.

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Flooding surrounds a damaged building and boat in Cameron, Louisiana after Hurricane Laura moved through the area.

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A damaged home is shown in Hackberry, Louisiana, after Hurricane Laura move through the area.

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Sediment is seen covering the athletic track at South Cameron High School in Creole, Louisiana after the storm surge receded in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

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Elaine Rayburn sorts through her belongings at her home in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

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A airplane hanger is destroyed after Hurricane Laura went through the area near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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Blown down trees and debris surround damaged homes and buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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People survey the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Laura in Holly Beach, Louisiana.

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Buildings and homes are damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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Buildings and homes are flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisina.

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This drone photo shows the roof blown off of an AutoZone store along Nelson Road in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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A apartment building is damaged after Hurricane Laura went through the area near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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A building is flooded after Hurricane Laura went through the area near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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A airplane hanger is destroyed after Hurricane Laura went through the area near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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Buildings and homes are damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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Buildings and homes are flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Cameron, Louisiana.

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Debris surround damaged buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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A building that was damaged overnight by Hurricane Laura stands in Lake Charles, La.

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This satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Hurricane Laura churning in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters say Laura is rapidly intensifying and will become a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane before landfall.

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Daoith Porm, left, and Bunsant Khov, right, board their business with Hurricane Laura just hours away, in Bridge City, Texas.

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Bob Keen gives a big hug to Aubrey Trotti as they say goodbye after decided to evacuate the area. They realized they were not prepared to ride out the storm as Hurricane Laura approaches in West Orange.

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Hollie Duhon, 13, talks with her uncle, Eric Hogan, as they wait to board a bus to evacuate Lake Charles, La. ahead of Hurricane Laura.

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A Cameron Parish Sheriff deputy wipes his face as he mans a roadblock in the rain on LA 27 while residents evacuate Cameron in Lake Charles, La. ahead of Hurricane Laura.

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Mark Allums, left, and Hunter Clark watch waves crash ashore as outer bands from Hurricane Laura begin to hit the coast in High Island.

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This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, at 4:50 p.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Laura over the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Laura strengthened into “an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane," The National Hurricane Center said.

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Victoria Nelson with her children Autum Nelson, 2, Shawn Nelson, 7, and Asia Nelson, 6, wait to board a bus evacuating Lake Charles, Louisiana. ahead of Hurricane Laura.

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Daoith Porm, left, and Bunsant Khov, right, board their business with Hurricane Laura just hours away in Bridge City, Texas.

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The ferry terminal is closed due to Hurricane Laura in Galveston, Texas.

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Houston SPCA staff members Linnea Wood, foreground, and Calista Stover carry pets from the Galveston Island Humane Society, onto a Wings of Rescue plane headed to Dallas/Fort Worth in Houston, as Hurricane Laura threatens the Texas coast.

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John Prekosovich, left, and Joel Canales load a portable generator into A customer's vehicle at a Home Depot store as residents prepare for the possible landfall of Hurricane Laura in Houston.

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People wait in front of the Galveston Housing Authority offices to board charter busses that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura in Galveston.

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Evacuees board buses in Galveston, Texas. The evacuees are being taken to Austin, Texas, as Hurricane Laura heads toward the Gulf Coast.

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People wait in front of the Galveston Housing Authority offices to board charter busses that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura in Galveston.

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Tiara Walker holds her dog, Buece, as she waits with her family to board a bus to evacuate in Galveston, Texas.

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Evacuees, from right to left, Tommie McNeil, Elisabeth Pelham, Nota Norris, and a woman who did not want to be identified, wait to board a bus as they evacuate in Galveston, Texas. The evacuees are being taken to Austin, Texas, as Hurricane Laura heads toward the Gulf Coast.

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