Following a meeting of the Unified Command Group at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Governor Bobby Jindal urged Louisianians to get prepared for Tropical Storm Isaac and encouraged voluntary evacuati
Tropical Storm Isaac formed in the Atlantic Basin Tuesday afternoon. Winds are sustained around 40 mph with gusts nearing 55 mph. He is expected to gain stregnth over the next few days as he moves into the Caribbean Sea.
As Tropical Storm Ernesto inches toward the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center is keeping their eye on two new disturbances. One is off the coast of Florida in the Atlantic. The other system is off the coast of Africa.
Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden is urging East Baton Rouge residents to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Ernesto as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and to review preliminary precautions.