Evacuations Ahead Of Hurricane Laura


Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick and all the mayors within Jefferson County have called for a mandatory evacuation today. Motorists leaving Jefferson County are able to travel west on I-10, I-45, as well Highways 69, 96, and 287 north.

Orange County is also under a mandatory evacuation. They will be using Highways 62 & 87, FM 105, and I-10.

Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia issued a voluntary evacuation order, specifically targeted at residents whose homes are in low-lying or flood-prone areas, or those whose homes have flooded during recent high-rain events.

Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel has issued a mandatory evacuation.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has issued a voluntary evacuation order of coastal Harris County communities.

Galveston also issued an evacuation order.

Seabrook Mayor Thom Kolupski issued a voluntary evacuation for residents and businesses in low-lying areas.


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