Lake Charles Mayor: “Look and Leave” is Best Option for Many

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter posted on Facebook that “Look and Leave” may be the best option for many Lake Charles residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.


Mayor Hunter says there’s barely a trickle of water coming out of most faucets in Lake Charles homes and there is no ETA on water or power restoration.

“So basically, if you come back to Lake Charles to stay, make sure you understand the above reality and are prepared to live in it for many days, probably weeks. “Look and Leave” truly is the best option for many.” – Mayor Nic Hunter


The mayor commended the city employees and said things can be rebuilt even better.


As I sit to type this post, I don’t even know where to begin. The last 24 hours have felt like a week out of a bad…

Posted by Nic Hunter Lake Charles Mayor on Thursday, August 27, 2020


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