Louisiana Governor Announces Emergency for Tropical Storm Sally


Louisiana government’s John Bel Edwards (D) declared a state of emergency on Saturday as the state prepares for Tropical Storm Sally.

Edwards said in a statement Saturday that Sally is expected to strengthen in a storm that could make landfall in Louisiana on Monday morning.

“Although we ultimately don’t know where Sally will make landfall, southeast Louisiana is in a storm cone and there is an increased risk of tropical storm forces or hurricane winds,” Edwards said.

Tropical Storm Sally formed off the coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Comes on sally’s heels Hurricane Laura, which slammed Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane in late August, killed at least 28 people.

Edwards said, “Two weeks ago, Louisiana suffered a devastating blow when Hurricane Laura came as the strongest hurricane to create a landslide in the history of Louisiana, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.” “This, when combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, can make us all tired.”

Sally is one of the many hurricanes roaming the Atlantic Ocean, According to NOAA. Tropical Storm is Paulette Projected to strengthen Walk over or near Bermuda in the storm and by Monday morning.

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