mandatory evacuation http://wwno.org en St. Charles Parish announces mandatory evacuation http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-announces-mandatory-evacuation <p>The St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center has called a mandatory evacuation for both East and West Bank residents as of 6 p.m. Aug. 26 due to the threat of dangerous storm surge and winds from Tropical Storm Isaac. (For a list of recommended evacuation routes, visit <a href="http://www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/hurricane" target="_blank">www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/hurricane</a>.)</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:47:36 +0000 WWNO Staff 18573 at http://wwno.org Grand Isle under mandatory evacuation order http://wwno.org/post/grand-isle-under-mandatory-evacuation-order <p>Mayor David Camardelle has declared a state of emergency for the Town of Grand Isle, and has issued a mandatory evacuation order, according to a statement released by Grand Isle officials.</p><p>The statement, issued at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon, was enacted due to the tropical storm watch — encompassing the entire eastern Gulf Coast — issued by the National Weather Service in advance of the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:40:05 +0000 Jason Saul 18552 at http://wwno.org