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Abbott on Hurricane Laura: ‘We did dodge a bullet’ in Texas

After Hurricane Laura left less destruction in Texas than had been expected and feared, Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday: “We did dodge a bullet.”

Even so, Abbott said, an aerial survey revealed significant damage, particularly in Orange, which sits about 40 miles west from where the dangerous Category 4 storm made landfall around 1 a.m. in Cameron Parish, La.

Read more from Chuck Lindell with the Austin American-Statesman here.