Photo gallery: Hurricane Laura — then and now

Published 2:25 pm Friday, August 27, 2021

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Laura’s Category 4 winds wreaking havoc on Southwest Louisiana. Here is a gallery of American Press photos showing devastation immediately after the Aug. 27, 2020, storm hit the region and what those structures look like today.

Photos were taken by American Press photographers Rick Hickman and Kirk Meche.