The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Delta should turn toward the north during the night and then more to the north-northeast on Friday. Forecasters say Delta will approach the coast Friday and howl ashore sometime in the afternoon or Friday night, most likely somewhere in southwest Louisiana.
Some weakening is expected as Delta nears the coast, forecasters added.
BELL CITY, La. — Huge piles of debris caused by Hurricane Laura in August stretched along roadways in Bell City, southeast of Lake Charles. Now the region is fearful of another hurricane strike, this time by Delta, in coming hours.
Some of the debris piles were more than 6 feet (2 meters) high and as long as 75 feet (22 meter) . Concerns mounted that Delta’s arrival would cause the uncollected debris to become airborne and turn into deadly projectiles.
Though homes and farmhouses in the area still stood as functioning