Associated Press
Associated Press 23 Aug 2020

New Orleans residents prepare for tropical storms


New Orleans residents and visitors prepared for a lot of rain and possible power outages as Marco, which became a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, approaches. Tropical Storm Laura is also headed toward the same part of the U.S. coast. (Aug. 23)

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