Derailed wagons lay on their side in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on August 29th.
President Donald Trump inspected the damage in Lake Charles on August 29.
One building is partially submerged in Hackberry, Louisiana on August 28th.
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A person stands in front of a damaged vehicle near Orange, Texas on August 28.
Pousson’s laundromat and barbershop is in ruins in Westlake, Louisiana.
This aerial photo shows a devastated neighborhood outside Lake Charles on August 27th.
Maria Ramirez and her 17-year-old son, Jose Avila, investigate the damage to their home in Orange, Texas on August 27.
Mannequins are strewn on the floor of the Hair Saga store after Hurricane Laura passed Lake Charles on August 27th.
A man walks down a rubble-filled hallway on the second floor of a Lake Charles church that lost its roof on Aug. 27.
People investigate the damage in their Lake Charles neighborhood on Aug. 27.
A McDonald’s sign is damaged in Iowa, Louisiana on August 27th.
Ahmed Nawaz is investigating the damage at his Lake Charles store on August 27th.
State Police said smoke rose from a chemical fire at a Lake Charles plant on August 27. The managers tried to contain a chlorine leak. Details of what started the fire were not immediately available.
A person is holding a photo taken from a damaged home in Cameron Parish, Louisiana on Aug. 27.
On August 27, damage was found in a lobby of an office building in Lake Charles.
This aerial photo shows the roof of an AutoZone store in Lake Charles on August 27th.
Benjamin Luna helps recover items from the Children’s Wing of the First Pentecostal Church in Orange, Texas on August 27th.
Dozens of small fish have been caught inland after Hurricane hit Holly Beach in Louisiana.
Louisiana National Guard Pfc. Devin Lejeune helps locate people in need in an apartment complex in Lake Charles.
Martin Almanza paddles a canoe through a flooded section of Galveston, Texas on Aug. 27.
The Capitol One Bank Tower can be seen in downtown Lake Charles with its windows blown out.
Latasha Myles and Howard Anderson are standing in their living room on Lake Charles where they were sitting when the roof blew off at around 2:30 a.m. on August 27th.
A tangle of power lines hangs over a road in Lake Charles.
An overturned 18-wheeler driver gets out of his vehicle after police arrive at Interstate 10 in Vinton, Texas. Both the driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries.
A person walks past a destroyed building in Lake Charles.
Floods can be seen in Sabine Pass, Texas.
A structure is flattened near a beach in Lake Charles.
L’Auberge Casino Resort can be seen after the lights go out in Lake Charles.
The Sea Lion V shrimp boat prepares for the landing of Hurricane Laura on August 26th.
This photo of Hurricane Laura was taken on August 26 on board the International Space Station.
Victoria Nelson lines up her children Autum, Shawn, and Asia as they board a bus to evacuate Lake Charles on Aug. 26.
A sheriff’s deputy wipes his face on Aug. 26 as he mans a roadblock in Lake Charles.
On August 26th, families board buses to evacuate Lake Charles.
Children play on the Circuit of the Americas race track where some evacuees settled in Austin, Texas on August 26th.
Demeteri Bushnell is hugged by her great niece as she and other evacuees prepare to board a bus in Lake Charles.
Traffic on Interstate 10 came to a standstill when the area near Jennings, Louisiana, was evacuated on Aug. 25.
A U.S. Postal Service agent covers a mailbox in Galveston, Texas with plastic wrap. The plastic wrap signals that the final post has been removed from the box and prevents people from putting in post that could be lost in a flood.
An evacuate waits to board a bus in Port Arthur, Texas on August 25th.
Nick Gaido (left) helps get into the windows of his seafood restaurant in Galveston.
Roman Tatriot, with the help of family and friends, collects cattle in Cameron, Louisiana to take it to the next level.
A family goes to a charter bus that takes them from Galveston Island to Austin.
Katy Gay carried a dog when the Houston SPCA transferred more than 100 animals to the Austin Humane Society.
People are waiting to get on a bus to leave Galveston.
Sandbags are made at St. Raymond Church in New Orleans.
On August 23, people tie up their ships on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana.
People stand in long lines before entering a New Orleans Costco to pick up supplies.
Michael Kent moves his boat in Venice, Louisiana on August 23rd.
The crews bring sandbags to help prevent flood protection in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
Cesar Reyes, right, carries a sheet of plywood as he helps install window coverings at a Galveston company.
Houston firefighters prepare rescue equipment before the storm.