Today, following a meeting of the Unified Command Group, Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac at the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
A hurricane warning has been issued from Morgan City, La through the panhandle of Florida. New Orleans Metro and the Lakes are included. Landfall is expected Wednesday morning around Gulfport, MS as a category 2 hurricane.
When people hear a storm is coming, normally, they try and go in the opposite direction but not these Red Cross volunteers. They're flying from Baton Rouge down to Tampa to set up a shelter just in case Isaac hits Florida.
The Fresh Beginnings Program, developed through Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden’s Healthy City Initiative, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation’s Challenge f