City of New Orleans Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless, Urges Residents to Stay Safe and Warm During Cold Weather

Today, the City of New Orleans will activate the Citywide Freeze Plan in anticipation of cold weather. The National Weather Service predicts that temperatures, factoring in wind chill, will drop below the threshold of 35 degrees Fahrenheit for more than four hours overnight Wednesday, Nov. 14, triggering the activation of the freeze plan. The coldest […]

Tropical Storm #Gordon Advisory 9: Outer Rainbands Producing Squally Weather Along the Coast of the Western Florida Panhandle; Gordon Expected to Make Landfall Tonight as Hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon Advisory Number 9 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072018 1000 AM CDT Tue Sep 04 2018 …OUTER RAINBANDS PRODUCING SQUALLY WEATHER ALONG THE COAST OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE… …GORDON EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT AS A HURRICANE… SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…28.5N 86.8W ABOUT 145 MI…235 KM […]

City of New Orleans Continues to Monitor Latest on Gordon, Urges Citizens to Finish Preparedness Activities this Morning

The center of Gordon will move across the eastern Gulf today and is expected to reach the central Gulf Coast by late this afternoon or evening, moving inland over the Mississippi Valley tonight or early Wednesday. The maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is expected today and Gordon will likely […]

List of Closures in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard and St. Tammany Parishes

The non-emergency offices of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Charles and St. Tammany parishes will close Tuesday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Gordon making landfall on the Gulf Coast. Jefferson Parish All Jefferson Parish buildings will close Tuesday at 2 p.m. in order to prepare for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Gordon. This includes all Parish libraries, all Jefferson Parish Parks […]

Tropical Storm #Gordon Advisory 8A: Gordon Moving Steadily Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon Intermediate Advisory Number 8A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072018 700 AM CDT Tue Sep 04 2018 …GORDON MOVING STEADILY TOWARD THE NORTHERN GULF COAST… …EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT… SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT…1200 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…28.1N 86.2W ABOUT 190 MI…305 KM ESE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER […]