Hurricane Delta: Gov. Edwards speaks about storm's effect across the state

Ayrika L Whitney
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

Hurricane Delta made landfall Friday evening as a Category 2 storm near Creole, just six weeks after Hurricane Laura made landfall in nearby Cameron.

Delta brought powerful winds that reached speeds of 100 mph near Texas Point along with life-threatening storm surge advisories from east Sabine Pass to the mouth of the Pearl River, and strong rain to south Louisiana. 

The storm is projected to cross into Mississippi later today as it continues to weaken. 

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