GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE, TS BARRY UPDATE 14

GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE
TROPICAL STORM BARRY
UPDATE #14
July 14, 2019
8:30 a.m.

Louisiana State Police have opened LA 1 below the floodgates to vehicular traffic. Roadways are clear to and within Port Fourchon. LA 1 to Grand Isle is now accessible for property and business owners and emergency services, with limited access in that direction. Please use caution when traveling recently cleared roadways.

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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