Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston-Broome on preparing for Marco, Laura: ‘Prepare now’


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – East Baton Rouge Mayor President Sharon Weston Broome is encouraging residents to plan and prepare now for whatever tropical storms Marco and Laura may bring to the area as they approach the Louisiana coast.

On Sunday, Broome issued a parish-wide state of emergency ahead of the storms. While the impacts from Marco appear to be minimal, there are concerns about the track and intensity of Laura.

Mayor Broome talked about preparing for the storms, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic, Monday morning on Fox44 First Edition.

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