emergency declaration http://wwno.org en Isaac: Lafayette Parish emergency declaration http://wwno.org/post/isaac-lafayette-parish-emergency-declaration <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel has signed an emergency declaration for Lafayette Parish, and non-essential government workers have civil leave Wednesday.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:52:55 +0000 The Associated Press 18758 at http://wwno.org Jefferson Parish declares State of Emergency http://wwno.org/post/jefferson-parish-declares-state-emergency <p>Jefferson Parish has declared a State of Emergency in advance of the effect of Tropical Storm Isaac, the parish said in a press release.</p><p>Parish President John Young signed the emergency declaration earlier this afternoon, and the parish's Emergency Management office will be closely monitoring the storm, the parish said.</p><p>All pump stations requiring manning will be fully staffed for the duration of the storm and its aftermath.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:58:48 +0000 Jason Saul 18568 at http://wwno.org Emergency called in three suburban New Orleans parishes http://wwno.org/post/emergency-called-three-suburban-new-orleans-parishes <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Plaquemines Parish crews hustled to the levees that protect the low-lying New Orleans suburb and St. Charles Parish closed schools through Wednesday as Tropical Storm Isaac's path moved west.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">It's expected to become a Category 2 hurricane before making landfall somewhere from east of Morgan City to the Florida Panhandle.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:38:15 +0000 The Associated Press 18557 at http://wwno.org