Gray Television, Townsquare Media and Cumulus: Bracing For Laura


Updated at 4:35pm Central

As sunrise came to Southwest Louisiana, the intensity of Hurricane Laura, churning in the Gulf of Mexico, increased dramatically.

By mid-afternoon, it was a Category 4 hurricane, sending local media in Lake Charles, La., into emergency mode as residents quickly bolted out of town on Interstate 10 or hunkered down to ride the storm out.

They’ll all be tuned to Gray Television‘s NBC affiliate in the market, even when Townsquare Media and Cumulus Media acquiesce their airwaves to keep their staff safe while offering all vital information that could prove life saving.

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