Parish blog – 11:00 a.m. NO WAKE ZONE NOTICE, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
The Police Jury President has declared an Emergency Declaration for ‘No Wake’ Zones due to the high waters for the following areas:
Bayou Corne (more)
UPDATE ON THE WEATHER
Flash Flood Warning til Friday night for Assumption Parish
WAFB – Flash flood watch ends for some areas, but remains in effect for others < includes Assumption Parish
GOOD NEWS! From Baton Rouge –
SB585 Passed the House – yeas 93, nays 0. Finally passed, ordered to the Senate
SB585 by Senator Fred H. Mills, Jr.
MINERALS: Requires public notice for certain solution-mined cavern permits in Vermilion and Iberia parishes.
Save Lake Peigneur (who fought hard for this outcome) says, “The terrible tragedy at Bayou Corne enlightened many legislators. We thank the citizens of Bayou Corne for organizing Senator Rick Ward’s bill SB209 which does not help their situation but helps any future disasters involving salt dome cavern storage. SB 209 passed unanimously today.“.
Jefferson Island – ‘Time-out’ called on gas storage permit
Heavy rain impacts Lake FUBAR – Parish blog: As a result of the recent, heavy rainfall, the abandoned section of the original south berm was overtopped today. The new south berm was not breached or overtopped at any point. (more)
3 large Caribbean quakes in 24 hours – after a week of worldwide seismic upheaval including the Mid Atlantic Ridge.
From RSOE – Two 5.8s and 5.3 aftershock.
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