Brazoria County expects Hurricane Laura to have 'minimal impact' on county

Brazoria County is expecting Hurricane Laura to have minimal effects on the county after recent National Weather Service updates, according to a release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Brazoria County is expecting Hurricane Laura to have minimal effects on the county after recent National Weather Service updates, according to a release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Brazoria County is expecting Hurricane Laura to have minimal effects on the county after recent National Weather Service updates, according to a release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

While the Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management is continuing to monitor Hurricane Laura, the county is expecting the storm's effect on the county to be minimal due to the latest predictions from the National Weather Service, according to a press release from the county.

The county could experience wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour and a storm surge of 2-4 feet, with very little rain, according to the press release.


The county asks that residents continue to monitor the storm, according to the release.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.