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'This Is A Last-Ditch Effort': Lake Charles Mayor Begs Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Laura

Brandon Price
Sunset over the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge, Lake Charles.

Mandatory evacuations are underway in Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish, as forecasters say Hurricane Laura is strengthening and could possibly become a Category 4 storm when it hits the area.

To learn more, Morning Edition host Diane Mack spoke with the mayor of Lake Charles, Nic Hunter.

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