UPDATE: (ETH) – Hurricane Laura has now made landfall and moving inland northward across western Louisiana producing destructive winds of 100-135 mph, flooding rainfall, storm surges, and isolated tornadoes.


Laura reportedly made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, at 1 a.m. CDT as a strong Category 4 with 150 mph winds, southwest Louisiana’s first Category 4 landfalling hurricane on record, according to NOAA’s historical database.

The destructive winds have knocked out power to over 500,000 homes and businesses in southeast Texas and Louisiana with Lake Charles, Louisiana, reporting wind destruction including numerous shattered windows in downtown skyscrapers, a communication tower collapsing, power poles toppled and roofs completely shredded.

Trees and power lines are also down “all over the city” in Shreveport, Louisiana, according to local law enforcement while multiple downed trees and power lines also blocked roads throughout Caldwell Parish, Louisiana.

Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.