Martin reported from Marietta, Georgia, and Plaisance from Stephensville, Louisiana.
In Lake Charles, which took a direct hit, skyscrapers were without glass, while pieces of sheet metal and roofing were seen throughout city streets.
"This team forward deployed resources", Pence said. "So knowing how devastating the storms are, there was no way we were going to stay for this".
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told Trump that the situation on the ground "is fluid and challenging", but the FEMA is responding.
"We know when to get out and where to go because we've been doing it for quite some time, so it's nothing unusual, but I just pray for the people that don't listen", he said.
"We have a lot to be thankful for", Edwards added. "I'm just anxious that the house will go down on us", she said. One victim was a 14-year-old girl in Vernon Parish. He said the deaths occurred in Vernan, Jackson and Acadia Parishes.
"This was the most powerful storm to ever make landfall in Louisiana", Governor John Bel Edwards said at an afternoon press conference. Louisiana is experiencing the worst of the outages with nearly 6,00,000 people without electricity.
Roofs were peeled off, buildings were destroyed, and lampposts were tossed into the streets. The harbor police were assessing the damage, he said. Billboards were punched out and trees snapped in half. A spokesman for the parent company, confirmed in a statement that the fire was the result of storm damage.
Earlier, Texas Governor Greg Abbott warned that Laura's power was "unprecedented" and urged citizens to "get out of harm's way".
A calamitous 20-foot storm surge that had been forecast to move 40 miles (64 km) inland was avoided when Laura tacked east just before landfall, Edwards said.
"Your property can be replaced", Abbott said.
Mclemore says his home and church haven't received much damage, but after seeing the destruction on social media, he's hoping others who stayed behind are safe.
"Catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding continues in portions of Louisiana", the NHC said in an early Thursday bulletin.
It rapidly weakened to a Category 2 storm on Thursday morning (local time) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometres per hour, and was forecast to become a tropical storm later in the day.
Laura is now moving north along the Texas-Louisiana border and is expected to have hurricane-force winds throughout the day. It was continuing to bring strong winds and flooding rainfall to northern Louisiana and southeastern Arkansas, according to forecasters.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Pete Gaynor posted pictures of portable shelters at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana, about 115 miles north of the Gulf Coast.
Even as the storm moves inland, it may generate tornadoes as it goes, and tornado watches are widespread in Louisiana and neighbouring Mississippi.
They have accused Granda of trying to extort them and say he is lying about "90 percent" of their interactions with each other. He claimed they had sex several times a year through 2018 and that, bizarrely, Jerry liked to watch.
More specifically, Samsung sold a total of 54.7 million units during the quarter, enough to secure an 18.6% market share. Apple's year-on-year performance was almost flat, with shipments of 38.4 million iPhones just a 0.4 per cent decline.
Preorders for both watches start off now by means of Fitbit's website, and they'll release in the United States in late September. The Sense launches this Fall for $329 at Fitbit's website and has a range of accessories coming along with it that start at $30.
The device is compatible with both iOS and Android, but it will not be compatible with other health apps such as Apple Health. Those selected for early access can purchase the band for $64.99 Dollars and receive some months of free service.
According to TMZ , the disgraced R&B star got into his first tiff behind bars when a "frustrated inmate" jumped Kelly in his cell. In one incident, prosecutors claim a vehicle was set on fire in order to intimidate a woman from testifying.
You'll take on missions as some of the most popular Marvel superheroes: Thor, Black Widow , Iron Man, Hulk, and Captain America. According to a Square Enix blog post, the relatively large day one patch features a number of mandatory fixes and adjustments.
DOOM Eternal is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC; Nintendo Switch version expected to release soon. That's because it looks like you'll have to fight two of Eternal's most divisive enemy at the same time.
Cases presumed active, meaning test results were confirmed within the last 14 days, also continued to notably decline. After cases began rising in late June and early July, the number of new cases has dropped steadily in August.
These measures had sparked investor demand for safe-haven assets and driven gold to multiple record highs throughout the year. Gold prices declined further as the U.S. central bank rolled out an aggressive new strategy to lift employment.
Sources have told Reuters that Abe would consult his doctors before meeting the media, either by phone or another hospital visit. Earlier on Friday, Yoshihide Suga, a member of Abe's cabinet, insisted that the prime minister would finish out his term.
He told Die Zeit: "We will lose some players who have tremendous quality, we have to deal with that". According to @BILD Information, Thiago even shed tears at the employee party in the Arena on Monday.
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