VIDEOS: Here’s what KPRC 2 reporters saw while they were covering Hurricane Laura

Lake Charles experienced a lot of damage to areas of the city due to Hurricane Laura. The hurricane touched down in Louisiana the morning of Aug. 27, 2020.
Lake Charles experienced a lot of damage to areas of the city due to Hurricane Laura. The hurricane touched down in Louisiana the morning of Aug. 27, 2020. (KPRC 2)

HOUSTON – Hurricane Laura was an extremely destructive storm as it made landfall in Cameron, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane early Thursday morning.

From Louisiana to Galveston, the KPRC 2 team has been covering the storm. Here’s a look at some of their stories.

Vinton, Louisiana

A man was spotted on top of a flooded vehicle in Vinton, Louisiana.
A man was spotted on top of a flooded vehicle in Vinton, Louisiana.
There is heavy damage seen in Vinton, Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made landfall.
There is heavy damage seen in Vinton, Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made landfall.
There's a great amount of damage as wind speeds rip off parts of restaurants and gas pumps.
There's a great amount of damage as wind speeds rip off parts of restaurants and gas pumps.

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Strong winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Laura have damaged Lake Charles.
Strong winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Laura have damaged Lake Charles.
Hurricane Laura has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Hurricane has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana. So far, trees have been brought down
Hurricane has made landfall as a Category 4 storm, bringing severe wind and rain to Lake Charles, Louisiana. So far, trees have been brought down

Sulphur, Louisiana

Homes and businesses in Sulphur, Louisiana where damaged after Laura's landfall.
Homes and businesses in Sulphur, Louisiana where damaged after Laura's landfall.

Beaumont

Cajun Navy Relief and Rescue is helping those in need in the Beaumont area.
Cajun Navy Relief and Rescue is helping those in need in the Beaumont area.
There are several power outages in Beaumont and Jefferson County, where the weather conditions were rainy and windy. The weather has since improved.
There are several power outages in Beaumont and Jefferson County, where the weather conditions were rainy and windy. The weather has since improved.

Bolivar Peninsula

Residents are returning to Bolivar Peninsula after Hurricane Laura.
Residents are returning to Bolivar Peninsula after Hurricane Laura.
Officials are expected to announce when the roadway is safe to use.
Officials are expected to announce when the roadway is safe to use.
Crews have worked to remove the several rocks blocking a roadway High Island near Bolivar Peninsula.
Crews have worked to remove the several rocks blocking a roadway High Island near Bolivar Peninsula.
The roadway is impassable by High Island near Bolivar Peninsula due to large rocks and has been for several hours.
The roadway is impassable by High Island near Bolivar Peninsula due to large rocks and has been for several hours.
The roadway is impassable by High Island near Bolivar Peninsula.
The roadway is impassable by High Island near Bolivar Peninsula.

Bridge City

There's damage across Bridge City after Hurricane Laura.
There's damage across Bridge City after Hurricane Laura.
Power lines are down on Highway 87 and homes are damaged after trees fell through gates.
Power lines are down on Highway 87 and homes are damaged after trees fell through gates.

Anahuac

Galveston

There's flooding on Marina Boulevard in Galveston.
There's flooding on Marina Boulevard in Galveston.
There's flooding on the west end of Galveston County.
There's flooding on the west end of Galveston County.
Damage appears to be minimal in Galveston. The city is currently under a mandatory evacuation.
Damage appears to be minimal in Galveston. The city is currently under a mandatory evacuation.

Liberty County

Kemah

Port Arthur

Strong winds continue to hit Port Arthur while bringing down signs and breaking windows.
Strong winds continue to hit Port Arthur while bringing down signs and breaking windows.
Strong winds continue to hit Port Arthur while bringing down signs and breaking windows.
Strong winds continue to hit Port Arthur while bringing down signs and breaking windows.