Hurricane Season started this week and with it comes Tropical Storm Cristobal. This is the third named storm of 2020 and the earliest C-name storm in
According to the National Hurricane Center, there is a risk of storm surge, heavy rainfall and wind impacts beginning this weekend for the Gulf Coast region.The National Weather Service in New Orleans has already issued a flood watch for the following areas: New Orleans metro, the Northshore, the Southshore, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Be Ready for Heavy Rains This Weekend:
Clear debris from gutters, downspouts & in front of catch basins.
Make a Hurricane Plan & Gather Supplies:
Have plans in place and gather emergency supplies. Re-stock your
and have your Go-Bag ready. Due to COVID19, be sure to include face coverings, hand sanitizer, and disinfectants in your hurricane kits.
Stay Connected: Helpful sites to monitor the weather system are listed below. Be sure to also follow your local government social media accounts for additional information.
Sign Up for Special Needs Registry (specific to New Orleans):
Residents who might need extra help during an emergency due to medical or mobility needs should sign up for the City’s Special Needs Registry. To register, call
We will continue to provide updated information about the storm's path and response measures via our social media channels.