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There were twenty-seven situation reports posted between 08/25/20 and 09/25/20 for Hurricane Laura. Three major storms hit the gulf area in late-summer 2020. Laura made landfall around 2:00 AM EDT on August 27, near Cameron, Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. Sally made landfall around 5:45 AM EDT on September 16, near Gulf Shores, Alabama as a category 2 hurricane. Tropical Storm Beta made landfall around 11:00 PM EDT on September 21 near the Matagorda Peninsula in Texas.

Hurricane Laura Situation Reports

Combined Report: Hurricanes Sally & Laura 9/25/2020
Hurricane Sally & Hurricane Laura combined report for 9/25/2020
Combined Report: Hurricanes Sally & Laura 9/24/2020
Hurricane Sally & Hurricane Laura Combined report for 9/24/2020
Combined Report: Hurricanes Sally & Laura 9/23/2020
Hurricane Sally & Hurricane Laura combined report for 9/23/2020
Combined Report: Hurricanes Sally & Laura 9/22/2020
Hurricane Sally & Hurricane Laura combined report for 9/22/2020

Resources

Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council on Hurricane Laura Response
Before Laura made landfall, investor-owned electric companies and public power utilities mobilized an army of at least 29,000 workers from 29 states…
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Department of Energy Stands Ready to Respond to Hurricane Laura
DOE is working with interagency and private sector partners to prepare for Hurricane Laura and support the energy sector response efforts.
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Preparedness and Response in Hurricane Season 2020
DOE is ready to safely facilitate the restoration of energy systems while protecting public health as the 2020 hurricane season comes underway.
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Building an Emergency Kit | ready.gov
A checklist from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for building an emergency supply kit
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Making a Household Emergency Plan | ready.gov
Advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on preparing an emergency kit tailored to your household
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How the Department of Energy Supports Preparedness and Response
During any disaster, Department of Energy emergency responders are prepared to work with their partners to aid in restoring power to those impacted.
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Disruptions in Energy Infrastructure Map | eia.gov
A tool from the Energy Information Administration to help identify potential threats to energy infrastructure from natural disasters
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Weathering a Hurricane | ready.gov
Advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on preparing for and surviving during a hurricane.
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Preparing for the 2019 Hurricane Season
Hurricane season in the Atlantic has officially begun.
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Preparing for the 2018 Hurricane Season
The Federal government works closely every year with industry and government partners to prepare for hurricane season which begins on June 1.
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