Louisiana avoided Laura’s ‘wall of water’? Not so, says forecaster

Louisiana avoided Laura's 'wall of water'? Not so, says forecasterThe highest surge hit about 15 miles east of where Laura was forecast to make landfall but it “wobbled” at the last moment. Most U.S. media played up a nine-foot surge recorded by a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration observation station near Cameron, Louisiana, and the NHC was criticized for perhaps raising too much alarm.