Hurricane Laura roared ashore in Louisana on Wednesday night. It brought storm surge, very strong winds, and rains that caused flash flooding.
The storm hit the coast with winds of 240 km/h, making it a category four hurricane. A category 5 hurricane is when winds reach 252 km/h.
When the sun came up on Thursday morning, the damage was catastrophic.
The National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday that unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes.
Here is some of the damage...