LAKE CHARLES, La. (CBSDFW/AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people across Louisiana are still without power or water a day after Hurricane Laura sawed a devastating path through the state.

The hurricane’s remnants are carrying tropical rain and wind across Tennessee. In hard-hit Lake Charles, Louisiana, the mayor says many of the city’s 80,000 residents could be without basic services for days or weeks.

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Laura made landfall as one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. At least six people died and entire neighborhoods were destroyed.

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The National Weather Service says more tornadoes and flooding are possible as the system moves east.


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