National Hurricane Center and lawmakers discuss Delta preparations
WASHINGTON (Gray DC/AP) — For the sixth time in the Atlantic hurricane season, people in Louisiana are once again fleeing the state’s barrier islands and sailing boats to safe harbor while emergency officials ramp up command centers and consider ordering evacuations.
The National Hurricane Center’s deputy director, Ed Rappaport, spoke with the Gray Television Washington News Bureau about what Gulf Coast residents, and others in the potential path of the storm, need to know:
Our team also spoke to several lawmakers about how they are preparing for Hurricane Delta.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA):
Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL):
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX):
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