'That's not good': San Antonio meteorologist dodges flash during live Hurricane Laura report

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A San Antonio meteorologist was reporting live from Hurricane Laura when a burst of light filled the screen.

“That’s not good,” Justin Horne told the KSAT 12 audience as he moved away from the flash. “We’re going to get out of the way of that.”

Horne was on scene early Thursday in Orange, Texas. The Category 4 hurricane made landfall about 30 miles southeast of Orange in Cameron, Louisiana, with winds of 150 mph.

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Horne was describing the projected path of the storm when the flash occurred behind him. He shared a video of the moment on Twitter, confirming that he and photojournalist Bill Caldera were safe.

“To be clear, it was a blown transformer, not falling power lines that created the flash behind us,” Horne later wrote.

Hurricane Laura was one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. based on its wind speed. Gusts of wind blew out windows in tall buildings and downed power lines as the storm came ashore in Louisiana near the Texas border.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards reported that a 14-year-old girl died when a tree fell on her home in Leesville, more than 100 miles inland.