August 28 @ 9:00 a.m. – Laura Storm Watch Ends, Update 18 FINAL
GLPC STORM WATCH: FINAL UPDATE
Friday, August 28, 2020
Port Fourchon is ending all GLPC Storm Phases for Hurricane Laura and returning to normal operations as threats from elevated water levels recede with the tide. This will be our final update.
A coastal flood advisory remains in effect through noon today, with minor coastal flooding (1-3 feet above normal) possible. All other watches and warnings have expired for the Port Fourchon area.
The roads are open to all traffic, but please drive with caution through low-lying areas that may still have some tide-related debris.
Mariners, CLICK HERE to view the US Coast Guard’s Port Condition Marine Safety Information Bulletin for Port Fourchon, in which the Captain of the Port for MSU Houma/Morgan City declares the port open with restrictions.
As always, we will continue to keep you updated with any weather-related issues.
Thank you for staying informed with us through this weather event.
EMERGENCY STORM HARBOR MARINA:
With the end of this storm, the Emergency Storm Harbor Marina has been deactivated and is being closed. All vessels in the marina must be cleared per ordinance guidelines.
Visit this link to view GLPC Ordinance No. 74 regarding Storm Harbor Marina use:
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.