Since we are only a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico, we were tracking two tropical storms, Marco and Laura, heading toward the Gulf in the past week.
Marco fizzled. But Laura turned westward from us, increased to a category 4 and slammed the southern Louisiana coast. Lake Charles was hit hard.
While not as destructive as predicted, the worse storm to hit the state since 1856 has disrupted lives. Flooded homes. Damaged property. And at least 14 people have died.
Yet during this time, there have been many other storms. Perhaps you have been in one of them. Continue reading