GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE, TS BARRY UPDATE 13

GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE
TROPICAL STORM BARRY
UPDATE #13
July 14, 2019
7:30 a.m.

Port Fourchon is in the Recovery Phase. This means that the storm has passed, and port personnel are entering the area, assessing the damages to highways and facilities, and clearing debris and power lines.

The Port Commission will notify you when limited or full access is given to tenants and/or employees to return and assess any damage to facilities.

Please stay out of the disaster area until you are given the all clear.

POSSIBLE IMPACTS IN THE PORT FOURCHON AREA (Per National Weather Service update on 7/14/2019 @ 4:00 AM):

  • RAINFALL: Additional rainfall of 4 to 8 inches remains possible.
  • TIDES/STORM SURGE: Elevated tides of 1 to 3 feet, slowly dropping today.
  • WINDS: Infrequent gusty winds.
  • ROADWAYS: LA 1 closed to all vehicles south of the Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow.

WARNINGS, WATCHES, & ADVISORIES (NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Update 7/14/2019 @ 4:00 AM):

  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH remains in effect.

EMERGENCY STORM HARBOR MARINA:

GLPC has opened the Emergency Storm Harbor Marina to commercial fishing vessels seeking safe harbor within the South Lafourche Levee System. Utilization of this marina will be on a first come, first served basis. Harbor Police will be on scene to monitor marina activity.

Visit this link to view GLPC Ordinance No. 74 regarding Storm Harbor Marina use:
http://portfourchon.com/wp-content/uploads/Ordinance74.pdf

NOTIFICATIONS AND WEATHER INFORMATION:

If you have signed up to any of our public information or emergency notification lists, e-mails, and/or social media, messages will be sent out regularly during a weather event with up-to-date information. If you would like to sign up for any notifications from the Port Commission, visit our NOTIFY ME page.

Visit the Port Commission’s WEATHER & STORM INFO webpage for links to current storm information, helpful storm prep information and resources, and contact updating forms.

We will continue to monitor this potential disturbance and keep you updated with any developing weather-related issues affecting port and airport.

 

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