2013 hurricane season

Hurricane Season
7:00 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Army Corps Of Engineers Commander Confident In New 'Risk Reduction' System

Army Corps Of Engineers commander Richard Hansen confident in new 'risk reduction' system.

New Orleans is facing the 2013 hurricane season behind a $14 billion system designed to protect the region from a 100-year storm.

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Northshore Focus
8:30 am
Thu June 13, 2013

St. Tammany Emergency Operations Center And Red Cross On Call For Hurricane Season

The St. Tammany Parish Emergency Operations Center.
Credit George Bonnett

As we all know, June marks the official start of hurricane season. In today's Northshore Focus, George Bonnett looks at two important support services that are on call in St. Tammany Parish this season.

The "Northshore Focus" on WWNO is made possible with support from The Northshore Community Foundation.

St. Tammany Emergency Preparedness


Red Cross

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Latest News
7:52 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea Strengthens, Heads Toward Florida

National Hurricane Center

Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, strengthened overnight and is forecast to make landfall along Florida's Big Bend area later today.

The National Hurricane Center has issued tropical storm warnings for a wide swath of the western coast of Florida. The system is forecast to move northeast along the eastern seaboard over the next couple of days, so the center has issued storm warnings from Georgia to Virginia.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Get Ready: It's Hurricane Season

Officials throughout southeast Louisiana are asking residents to start planning now for hurricanes. A busy season is predicted.

Local officials review hurricane season planning.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Environmental Group Says Taxpayers Foot Soaring Hurricane Costs

NRDC spokesman Bob Deans

Hurricane season starts Saturday. And while experts can only predict how many will hit, one group says the clean-up bill will most certainly be high.

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