A task force based in Memphis, Tennessee, has sent team members to Oregon to help with the wildfires and to Mississippi to assist in recovery efforts related to Hurricane Sally.
Hurricane Sally, one of a record-tying five storms churning simultaneously in the Atlantic, closed in on the Gulf Coast on Monday with rapidly strengthening winds of at least 100 mph (161 kph) and the potential for up to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of rain that could bring severe flooding.
Five members of a Louisiana family have died after a generator leaked carbon monoxide into their home, hours after they survived Hurricane Laura's deadly winds and storm surge.
Four members of a Louisiana family were killed and a fifth was critically injured when a generator leaked carbon monoxide into their home, hours after they survived Hurricane Laura's deadly winds and storm surge.
Power crews were working to restore electricity across storm-devastated Louisiana, road crews were clearing debris and thousands of tarps were being distributed to patch over wrecked roofs.
Growing numbers of Louisiana residents are turning to the state to find a place to stay after Hurricane Laura ravaged the state's southwestern region, wrecking homes, ripping away roofs and leaving hundreds of thousands without utility access.
Hurricane Laura was a monster storm that could have, even should have, wreaked much more destruction than it did, except for a few lucky breaks and some smart thinking by Gulf Coast residents, experts say.
Louisiana officials now know of 6 deaths tied to Hurricane Laura.
A fire at a Louisiana chlorine plant erupted with thick, billowing smoke Thursday after Hurricane Laura plowed through part of the country's petrochemical corridor with storm surges and fierce wind, forcing residents around the plant to shelter in their homes.
A young child playing with a lighter in a bedroom closet set fire to a home in Louisiana, displacing the family just two days before Hurricane Laura hit the state.