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Hurricane Delta churns across Gulf of Mexico

Fallen utility poles are seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7.  
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Fallen utility poles are seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Fallen utility poles are seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Damaged telecom lines and street signs are seen in the wake of Hurricane Delta in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Damaged telecom lines and street signs are seen in the wake of Hurricane Delta in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Damaged telecom lines and street signs are seen in the wake of Hurricane Delta in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Traffic moves bumper to bumper along I-10 west as residents evacuate before the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8.    REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Traffic moves bumper to bumper along I-10 west as residents evacuate before the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8.   REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Traffic moves bumper to bumper along I-10 west as residents evacuate before the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8.   REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Jeremy Wood and Danny Schwem move a piece of metal roofing while making repairs as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Jeremy Wood and Danny Schwem move a piece of metal roofing while making repairs as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Jeremy Wood and Danny Schwem move a piece of metal roofing while making repairs as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Couple Ronda Fontenot, 58, and Jesse Wamboldt, 54, sit on the driveway of their home damaged by Hurricane Laura as they await the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    

Couple Ronda Fontenot, 58, and Jesse Wamboldt, 54, sit on the driveway of their home damaged by Hurricane Laura as they await the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    

Couple Ronda Fontenot, 58, and Jesse Wamboldt, 54, sit on the driveway of their home damaged by Hurricane Laura as they await the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif    
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Bang Bui prepares his business Handy Mart as Hurricane Delta approaches in Abbeville, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Bang Bui prepares his business Handy Mart as Hurricane Delta approaches in Abbeville, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Bang Bui prepares his business Handy Mart as Hurricane Delta approaches in Abbeville, Louisiana, October 8.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  
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Tourists wait to depart from Cancun's international airport in Mexico's state of Quintana Roo, after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico, October 8.   REUTERS/Henry Romero

Tourists wait to depart from Cancun's international airport in Mexico's state of Quintana Roo, after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico, October 8. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Tourists wait to depart from Cancun's international airport in Mexico's state of Quintana Roo, after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico, October 8. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Soldiers remove branches of trees that fell over a road after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Soldiers remove branches of trees that fell over a road after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Soldiers remove branches of trees that fell over a road after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A damage gas station is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damage gas station is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damage gas station is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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People line up to pay for goods at a supermarket, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

People line up to pay for goods at a supermarket, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

People line up to pay for goods at a supermarket, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado
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Strong winds and rain are seen hitting building as Hurricane Delta passes through Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Strong winds and rain are seen hitting building as Hurricane Delta passes through Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Strong winds and rain are seen hitting building as Hurricane Delta passes through Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Tourists leave a hotel to board vehicles bound to the airport ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

Tourists leave a hotel to board vehicles bound to the airport ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

Tourists leave a hotel to board vehicles bound to the airport ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado
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Tourists embrace as they leave a hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

Tourists embrace as they leave a hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado

Tourists embrace as they leave a hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, Mexico, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Delgado
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A damaged Subway restaurant is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged Subway restaurant is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged Subway restaurant is seen after a utility pole fell over it, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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People walk in a dock, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Puerto Morelos, near Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

People walk in a dock, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Puerto Morelos, near Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

People walk in a dock, in the wake of Hurricane Delta, in Puerto Morelos, near Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Palm trees wave and fallen after Hurricane Delta hit, in the state of Quintana Roo, in Cancun, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Palm trees wave and fallen after Hurricane Delta hit, in the state of Quintana Roo, in Cancun, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Palm trees wave and fallen after Hurricane Delta hit, in the state of Quintana Roo, in Cancun, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A damaged plaza is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged plaza is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged plaza is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A general view shows the pool of a building and a beach after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows the pool of a building and a beach after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A general view shows the pool of a building and a beach after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Jeremy Wood climbs a ladder in order to make repairs to his roof as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Jeremy Wood climbs a ladder in order to make repairs to his roof as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Jeremy Wood climbs a ladder in order to make repairs to his roof as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Bill Guidry walks back to his house after clearing debris from a storm drain on his street as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Bill Guidry walks back to his house after clearing debris from a storm drain on his street as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Bill Guidry walks back to his house after clearing debris from a storm drain on his street as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Tourists are seen on the beach after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico October 8. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Tourists are seen on the beach after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico October 8. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Tourists are seen on the beach after Hurricane Delta hit in Cancun, Mexico October 8. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A tree blown down into a fence by Hurricane Laura still remains as Hurricane Delta approaches in Perry, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A tree blown down into a fence by Hurricane Laura still remains as Hurricane Delta approaches in Perry, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A tree blown down into a fence by Hurricane Laura still remains as Hurricane Delta approaches in Perry, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Traffic is pictured along I-10 west as residents evacuate ahead of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Traffic is pictured along I-10 west as residents evacuate ahead of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Traffic is pictured along I-10 west as residents evacuate ahead of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Cathy Evans secures her belongings in the bed of her truck as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Cathy Evans secures her belongings in the bed of her truck as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Cathy Evans secures her belongings in the bed of her truck as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lake Charles, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A man walks past a gas station that was damaged by Hurricane Laura as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks past a gas station that was damaged by Hurricane Laura as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks past a gas station that was damaged by Hurricane Laura as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Terry Rose places what is left of his belongings in the bed of his truck before evacuating as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. Rose, whose Lake Charles home was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, has since been staying with his sister in Iowa. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Terry Rose places what is left of his belongings in the bed of his truck before evacuating as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. Rose, whose Lake Charles home was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, has since been staying with his...more

Terry Rose places what is left of his belongings in the bed of his truck before evacuating as Hurricane Delta approaches in Iowa, Louisiana, October 8. Rose, whose Lake Charles home was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, has since been staying with his sister in Iowa. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Traffic moves bumper to bumper on I-10 west past Phillips 66 company as residents evacuate ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8. Phillips 66 on Thursday said all non-essential personnel have been released from the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex, Gulf Coast Lubricants Plant (GCLP), and Lake Charles area terminals and pipelines ahead of Hurricane Delta. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Traffic moves bumper to bumper on I-10 west past Phillips 66 company as residents evacuate ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8. Phillips 66 on Thursday said all non-essential personnel have been released from the...more

Traffic moves bumper to bumper on I-10 west past Phillips 66 company as residents evacuate ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Westlake, Louisiana, October 8. Phillips 66 on Thursday said all non-essential personnel have been released from the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex, Gulf Coast Lubricants Plant (GCLP), and Lake Charles area terminals and pipelines ahead of Hurricane Delta. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Residents prepare and load up on sand bags at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Residents prepare and load up on sand bags at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Residents prepare and load up on sand bags at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Claire Byun, left, and Olin Parker, prepare sandbags for distribution at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Claire Byun, left, and Olin Parker, prepare sandbags for distribution at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Claire Byun, left, and Olin Parker, prepare sandbags for distribution at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Dennis Sanson uses a drill while boarding up a business as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Dennis Sanson uses a drill while boarding up a business as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Dennis Sanson uses a drill while boarding up a business as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Claire Byun, middle right, gives Tony Hall a hand at a sand bag distribution location organized by Joe Giarrusso, council member for district A, at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Claire Byun, middle right, gives Tony Hall a hand at a sand bag distribution location organized by Joe Giarrusso, council member for district A, at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7....more

Claire Byun, middle right, gives Tony Hall a hand at a sand bag distribution location organized by Joe Giarrusso, council member for district A, at the Mid-City Library as Hurricane Delta approaches in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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A fallen traffic light is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A fallen traffic light is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A fallen traffic light is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Elle Grimes places sandbags in a trailer as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Elle Grimes places sandbags in a trailer as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Elle Grimes places sandbags in a trailer as Hurricane Delta approaches in Lafayette, Louisiana, October 8. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A damaged boat is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, at Tortuga beach, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged boat is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, at Tortuga beach, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A damaged boat is seen after Hurricane Delta hit, at Tortuga beach, in Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

A fallen utility pole is seen after Hurricane Delta hit Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 7. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo
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