Storm Watch

Tropical Depression Two forms in Caribbean Sea

Tropical Depression Two formed off the coast of Belize and Guatemala around 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17.

Flood insurance information number changes for La. residents

Louisiana residents who have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have a permanent helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

LSU’s Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment interactive website system provides critical data during hurricanes

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1, and it's expected to be an exceptionally busy year. There are tools, however, that can help mitigate a hurricane’s impact.

Tropical Storm Andrea forms and heads to Florida

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon. The Hurricane Hunters flew into the cluster of thunderstorms and found a well-defined area of circulation.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

A plan to protect Louisiana’s coast

Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana State Legislature formed the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority or CPRA in 2005.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a hurricane? Advancements in Doppler Radar

From a flock of birds to a cluster of storms, Doppler radar of the early-1990s was the technology everyone relied on to report rain, hail, and other forms of precipitation.

La. Gov. Jindal urges Louisianians to 'Get a Game Plan' for hurricane season

With hurricane season here in Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal and Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) Director Kevin Davis are urging Louisianians to “Get a Game Plan” to ensure they are

La. Fuel Team and state agencies coordinating efforts for 2013 hurricane season

The Louisiana Fuel Team held its annual meeting today at the state Department of Natural Resources to continue its preparations and plans to be ready for the 2013 Hurricane Season which begins June 1.