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It’s hurricane prep time again in New Orleans

For the seventh time this year, New Orleans is in the path of a tropical system. The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for ...

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Hurricane Sally’s northeastward track takes New Orleans out of danger zone

The National Weather Service downgraded the hurricane warning for New Orleans to a tropical storm warning early Tuesday, as Hurricane Sally sat in the Gulf ...

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Tropical Storm Sally on track to make landfall in southeast Louisiana as Cat 1

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday as a Category 1 hurricane and make its presence known throughout the ...

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Finish storm preparations today, city officials urge

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to bring hurricane conditions to southern Louisiana. Overnight and morning updates from the National Hurricane Center show its intensity has ...

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Viewpoint: In the midst of a pandemic, we need to prepare for an active hurricane season

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist With all the rain we’ve had recently and Monday’s official start of hurricane season, I spent time yesterday ensuring my ...

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Barry gives New Orleans a good dry run

The car is on high ground, the porch furniture secured, the freezer emptied and the kitchen well stocked with water, whiskey, peanut butter and canned ...

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Don’t let your guard down, New Orleans officials tell residents

As Barry made landfall today as a Category 1 and then weakened to a tropical storm, the mayor and other city officials told residents to ...

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Barry upgraded to hurricane strength, moves slowly across southern Louisiana

Barry reached hurricane strength late Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, crawling northwest at 6 mph through southern Louisiana, the National Hurricane ...

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Barry moving slowly, carrying lots of rain

Tropical Storm Barry was a “big swath of moisture” about 50 miles from Morgan City at 7 a.m. on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center reported ...

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Mid-City Yacht Club takes sandbagging into its own hands

The city is not messing with sandbags for Tropical Storm Barry — Mayor LaToya Cantrell essentially said they cause more problems than they solve — ...

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