Hurricane Laura: Louisiana faces 110mph winds as storm moves deeper inland – US politics live

7.39am EDT 07:39 It’s not just the wind and rain and associated flooding that is a life-threatening risk with Hurricane Laura. As the largest storm to hit the Louisiana coast for 164 years, it will also bring with a storm surge that will cause severe flooding that can reach quite far inland. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham has been on CNN this morning, and in this clip you can see him explaining why it may take another 24 hours …