Expect Hurricane Laura to wreak havoc along the Gulf Coast and beyond, so truckers traveling through or to the South and parts of the lower Ohio Valley the rest of the week ought to adjust their trip planning accordingly.
Now a category 4 storm, Laura is forecast to arrive on the Texas and Louisiana coasts tonight with winds as high as 145 mph.
The National Hurrican Center warns on its Facebook page:
At least 23 people are said to have died as Laura passed through the Caribbean.
The Hurricane’s Center Facebook post adds for details: