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Hurricane Laura to cause ‘unsurvivable storm surge’ on US Gulf Coast – Sydney Morning Herald

“To think that there would be a wall of water over two stories high coming on shore is very difficult for most to conceive, but that is what is going to happen,” one meteorologist said.

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“To think that there would be a wall of water over two storeys high coming on shore is very difficult for most to conceive, but that is what is going to happen,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Benjamin Schott. Most of Louisiana’s Cameron Parish would be under water at some point, Schott added.
“The word ‘unsurvivable’ is not one that we like to use, and it’s one that I’ve never used before,” Schott said of the storm surge.
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