City of New Orleans Preparing for Tropical Weather Impacts

The City of New Orleans continues to prepare for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, which is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm by later today. This system has the potential to impact parts of southeastern Louisiana. “Heed every single warning that comes from the City of New Orleans. Be prepared for the impacts. […]

MAYOR CANTRELL DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

Mayor LaToya Cantrell yesterday issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency due to Tropical Invest 92L. Read the proclamation by clicking on this link. “Because of intense thunderstorms, and the further potential for tropical or hurricane force winds and further thunderstorms, New Orleans may experience more widespread localized severe flooding and gale force winds […]

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES TO CLOSE AT 12:00PM TODAY DUE TO POSSIBLE SEVERE TROPICAL WEATHER

All Jefferson Parish Departments will close today July 11 at 12:00pm and will remain closed Friday July 12, 2019 due to possible severe tropical weather reported by the National Weather Service. Jefferson Parish Emergency Operations Management, Drainage Pump Stations staff and Public Works crews are available for the duration of this anticipated weather. Citizens are […]

JEFFERSON PARISH STREET FLOODING AND ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE

Jefferson Parish officials are working with DOTD to close River Road from Kline Street in Westwego to Robertson in Marrero. Additional reports of street flooding have occurred in the following areas: · 600-Blk 1st Ave – Marrero · Barataria Blvd/Randolph Street · Orange Blossom Ln/Pygmalion Drive · 500- Block Westwood · S Jamie Blvd/Dialita Dr. […]

Car Hits Utility Pole Knocking Power Out to 2,700 in Harvey and Gretna Area on West Bank of Jefferson Parish Monday Evening, Entergy Says

A car stuck a utility pole around 6:30pm this evening knocking out power to 2,700 customers. According to a statement from an Entergy LA representative, there are approximately 70 customers currently without power in the Harvey and Gretna area. The outage was caused when a vehicle hit a pole in that area shortly after 6:30 […]