Last-minute preparations: KPRC 2 reporters delve into evacuation routes, power outage prep and more

Last-minute shoppers rush out for supplies ahead of Hurricane Laura.
Last-minute shoppers rush out for supplies ahead of Hurricane Laura. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – With much of the Gulf Coast bracing for Hurricane Laura’s impact late Wednesday night, Tuesday was a day of last-minute preparations.

If you want to brush up on getting ready for a hurricane, here’s our helpful, downloadable hurricane resource guide so you’re ready to go.

KPRC 2 reporters covered some of the last-minute preparations that are underway Tuesday evening.

Last-minute shopping

Houston-area residents make last-minute dash to stores ahead of Hurricane Laura
Houston-area residents make last-minute dash to stores ahead of Hurricane Laura

Power outage concerns

Hurricane Laura brings power outage concerns
Hurricane Laura brings power outage concerns

Evacuation routes

Evacuation routes: Where to go before Hurricane Laura arrives
Evacuation routes: Where to go before Hurricane Laura arrives

Traffic on evacuation routes

TRAFFIC: What to keep in mind as you try to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Laura
TRAFFIC: What to keep in mind as you try to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Laura

Critical care patients

4 things you can do right now to cope with storm anxiety (along with other 2020 stress)
4 things you can do right now to cope with storm anxiety (along with other 2020 stress)