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Chris Miller
September 10, 2019 - 8:01 am
Today is the peak of hurricane season – the day we statistically have the most tropical activity in the Atlantic. Emergency officials say that even though we’re now hitting the back-side of the season, we still need to be prepared. Hurricane Barry might not have been a major storm, but it has...
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David Blake
July 15, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The state of Louisiana is ramping down some of its emergency operations today. Governor John Bel Edwards says he is satisfied with a job well done, but he has heard the critics who said officials overacted to Barry. The governor says he will take safe over sorry any day. Edwards says he's pleased...
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Chris Miller
July 11, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today said the state is preparing a category one hurricane to hit the state sometime Saturday. "This is going to be a major weather event for a huge portion of the state," said Edwards. "The more information we get, the more concerned we are it's going to be an...
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GOHSEP
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 05, 2019 - 10:29 am
Louisiana officials are warning everyone to get ready for potentially flooding rains the rest of this week. "The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) urges everyone to prepare for heavy rainfall in portions of the state already dealing with elevated river...
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June 01, 2018 - 2:24 pm
(WWL.com) - Hurricane season has officially begun. The Bayou State may be relieved it has avoided tropical threat Alberto but the Spokesperson of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Mike Steele says now is the time to get a plan in place in case Louisiana is...
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June 20, 2017 - 6:32 am
With tropical rains blowing ashore now through early Friday, state officials are urging residents to be ready. That includes having what you need (food, water, medicine) to get by for a few days if your neighborhood goes under water. Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness...
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