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Louisiana declares state of emergency as Hurricane Gordon approaches US Gulf Coast

Louisiana declares state of emergency as Hurricane Gordon approaches US Gulf Coast

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to make landfall as a hurricane on Tuesday, approaches the US Gulf Coast.

About 200 National Guard troops will be deployed to southeastern Louisiana, along with 63 high-water trucks, 39 boats, and 4 helicopters, Edwards announced.

The storm is forecast to come ashore late on Tuesday near the border between Louisiana and Mississippi, and drop up to 8 inches of rain in some areas.

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