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Hurricane Delta Hits Lake Charles (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-16

Duration: 00:05:27

Subjects: Natural Disasters | Hurricanes | Hurricane Delta, 2020 | Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Disaster response and recovery


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Cappel, Sarah Interviewee


This segment from the October 16, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ report on Hurricane Delta hitting Lake Charles six weeks after Hurricane Laura. She interviews Sarah Cappel, a Lake Charles resident, who discusses: the damage from Hurricane Delta; Hurricane Delta erasing the progress made in the Hurricane Laura recovery effort; and her concerns about businesses not returning to Lake Charles following the COVID-19 pandemic and two devastating hurricanes.