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News Release —  30 August 2012

Church Statement on Hurricane Isaac

Salt Lake City — 

Seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Isaac came ashore along the Louisiana coast as a category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and a dangerous storm surge.

The Church released this statement:

“Prior to the storm, local leaders were in contact with Church members to make necessary preparations. Missionaries in the New Orleans area were moved inland as a precaution. The Church continues to monitor the situation and is prepared to respond as needed.”

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