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4 p.m. Hurricane Laura Update

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At 4:00 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Laura was located near latitude 27.9 North, longitude 92.8 West. Laura is moving toward the northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h).

Prepare for bridge closures

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), with the assistance of the Texas Department of Transportation, will close the Rainbow and Veterans Bridges when sustained wind speeds

‘Please evacuate now.’

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Urgent Alert to Jefferson County Residents:   “Hurricane Laura is approaching Southeast Texas and will land Wednesday evening.”   This storm “will continue to gain strength and cause catastrophic a