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New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans' improved …Read more





New Orleans evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

Delilah Campbell four left and her sister Tallulah Campbell eight clear out driftwood and other debris in preparation of Tropical Storm Barry near New Orleans on Thursday Photograph Matthew HintonAP Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or
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Louisiana braces for slow-moving possible weekend hurricane

Mandatory evacuations were ordered southeast of New Orleans on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf Coast braced for a possible hurricane over the weekend that could unload
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Louisiana braces for possible hurricane carrying double trouble

New Orleans — A potential tropical storm or even hurricane brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents officials in Plaquemines Parish at Louisianas southeastern tip to order evacuations of some areas to begin Thursday A voluntary evacuation was called
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New Orleans area braces for first hurricane of the season

Photo Matthew Hinton AP New Orleans to hit the city of New Orleans she warned However the city did not plan to order evacuations because Barry was so close and because it was not expected to grow into a major hurricane
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Mississippi River will rise to top of lowest New Orleans levees as possible hurricane nears experts say

Several waterspouts were reported along the New Orleans lakefront on Wednesday morning The National Hurricane Center said storm surge urged coastal residents to follow directions for possible evacuations and to check personal and business emergency
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New Orleans floods ahead of possible hurricane

Greg Abbott is urging residents to be prepared for a possible hurricane to in an event you have to evacuate City Hall libraries and recreational facilities in New Orleans are closed today as residents brace for a developing storm in the Gulf
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