"National Safe Boating Week" is May 17 through May 23 this year. Topics range from thunderstorm and hurricane boating safety to wearing a life jacket.
Monday's safety topic focuses on the importance of life jackets.
On March 26, 2009, a cold front brought severe storms to south Louisiana. The line of storms caused the costliest, wind damage in East Baton Rouge parish history. Total estimates added to nearly $4.5 million in damage.
The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and prop
There are many different resources to receive information about flooding. From river levels to forecast rain totals, multiple government partners provide data on a daily basis.
Here are some links to flood resources: