Hurricane Isaac http://wwno.org en Entergy New Orleans Power Outage Map http://wwno.org/post/entergy-new-orleans-power-outage-map <p>A real-time map of the current outages affecting Entergy customers in New Orleans and throughout the metro region.</p><p><iframe height="1000" scrolling="no" src="http://viewoutage.entergy.com/nola.aspx" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:05:59 +0000 Jason Saul 18794 at http://wwno.org Portions of Elmer's Island to Open http://wwno.org/post/portions-elmers-island-open <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">State wildlife and fisheries regulators have temporarily opened a section of beach along the Elmer's Island Refuge.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:42:30 +0000 The Associated Press 29644 at http://wwno.org Algiers Ferry Terminal Work to Finish this Afternoon http://wwno.org/post/algiers-ferry-terminal-work-finish-afternoon <p>Work on the damaged Algiers Point Ferry Terminal that was suspended yesterday due to inclement weather will be completed today by 3:30 p.m., according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.</p><p><a href="http://www.dotd.louisiana.gov/operations/cccd/" target="_blank">Ferry service</a> from the Algiers Point terminal will remain suspended while the work is being completed, the DOTD said. However, the DOTD says all construction is weather-dependent, and may need to be rescheduled again.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:41:55 +0000 Jason Saul 28260 at http://wwno.org Deadline Extended for Isaac Claims http://wwno.org/post/deadline-extended-isaac-claims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have another 30 days to file claims for their flood losses.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Policy owners now have until Feb. 21 to complete their proof of loss.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:30:57 +0000 The Associated Press 27763 at http://wwno.org Baton Rouge Gets $1.5M Grant for Isaac Costs http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-gets-15m-grant-isaac-costs <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded East Baton Rouge Parish a $1.5 million grant to help city-parish government with costs associated with Hurricane Isaac.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26735 at http://wwno.org La. to Get More Isaac Recovery Funds http://wwno.org/post/la-get-more-isaac-recovery-funds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Federal Emergency Management Agency is sending $7.4 million to Louisiana in Hurricane Isaac recovery funds to help impacted families with additional household and education needs and more.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26645 at http://wwno.org Pointe-a-la-Hache Ferry Landing Closed as Unsafe http://wwno.org/post/pointe-la-hache-ferry-landing-closed-unsafe <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Pointe-a-la-Hache ferry landing has been closed indefinitely as unsafe. A Plaquemines Parish news release says the Department of Transportation and Development ordered it closed immediately on Wednesday.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26678 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Likely to Cap Emergency Overtime Pay http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-likely-cap-emergency-overtime-pay <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The New Orleans Civil Service Commission is considering new rules that would limit extra pay for city officials during hurricanes and other emergencies. It's a move that comes after a dozen of Mayor Mitch Landrieu's top lieutenants accrued more than $10,000 apiece in emergency bonuses during Hurricane Isaac.</span></p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:26:38 +0000 The Associated Press 25307 at http://wwno.org Fragility Of Citrus http://wwno.org/post/fragility-citrus <p><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 24px; line-height: 29px; ">In late October, there are many reasons for which to be grateful. Among them, there is the arrival of Louisiana satsumas.</span></p> Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Richard McCarthy 21951 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Where an Andouille Tradition Endures http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-where-andouille-tradition-endures <p><em>Despite a devastating flood, an autumn tradition for andouille sausage is still smoking in the River Parishes.</em></p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:24:49 +0000 Ian McNulty 21463 at http://wwno.org