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Hurricane Laura Weakens After Making Landfall, Inflicts Heavy Damage

The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Laura has weakened after making landfall early Thursday morning as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds up to at least 150 mph.

Hurricane Laura came ashore at Cameron, Louisiana, just east of the Texas border. High wind is spreading well inland into parts of eastern Texas and western Louisiana.

Host Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from  Cory Smith, meteorologist and weather reporter at News15 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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