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Delta Expected to Hit Louisiana as a Category 2 Hurricane, LQHBA to Close Office Early On Friday


LQHBA will close their office at 1 p.m. (CDT) Friday as a precaution to impending Hurricane Delta.

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ALEXANDRIA, LA—OCTOBER 8, 2020—Hurricane Delta, intensifying as it churns over the Gulf of Mexico, still aims to strike southwestern Louisiana on Friday at Category 2 strength, and with its range due to grow, hurricane-force winds soon could extend across a stretch of Texas coast.

LQHBA will close their office in Alexandria at 1 p.m. (CDT) on Friday (Oct. 9) as a precaution.

A hurricane warning has expanded west and now stretches from High Island in Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana. A storm surge warning is in effect from High Island to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne.

For additional information visit the association website at lqhba.com.


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