Another tropical storm has Louisiana in its sites | State Politics
As if Louisiana hasn’t had enough of tropical weather this summer, Gov. John Bel Edwards was told Saturday that the state’s residents need to brace themselves for the possibility of another system coming ashore perhaps as early as next Friday.
“We were briefed by the National Weather Service this morning. There is a system in the Bay of Campeche and it’s moving into the central Gulf and it is going to come close to Louisiana,” Edwards said after spending the day reviewing storm damage in the Florida parishes.
“At this point, I’m not trying to be an alarmist. They are not predicting that it is going to strengthen into a hurricane, but they obviously cannot rule that out either,” Edwards said as local officials and the National Guard looked…