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    Weather Weather Links

    These are some good sources for storm info:

    National Weather Service, New Orleans Radar: http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?r...101111&loop=no
    National Weather Service, Main page: http://www.weather.gov/
    National Weather Service, Forecast Models (see GFS): http://mag.ncep.noaa.gov/

    National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
    National Hurricane Center, Satellite links: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/satellite.shtml

    NOAA Satellite and Information Service: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/
    NOAA Atlantic and Caribbean Tropical Satellite Imagery: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/trop-atl.html

    U.S. Navy Tropical Cyclone Page: http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/TC.html

    AccuWeather: http://www.accuweather.com/index.asp
    Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/
    Hurricane Alley: http://hurricanealley.net/natl.html

    National Centers for Environmental Prediction (GFS & HWRF) : http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/analysis/
    FSU Tropical Forecasts (GFDL & UKMET): http://moe.met.fsu.edu/tcgengifs/
    US Navy: https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/wxmap_cgi/index.html
    Canadian Meteorological Service (CMC): http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/model.../global_e.html
    EURO: http://www.ecmwf.int/products/foreca...!2008082700!!/
    South Florida Water Management District (combined model plots): http://my.sfwmd.gov/portal/page?_pag..._schema=PORTAL

    Storm2k: http://www.storm2k.org/phpbb2/index.php
    GulfCoastWx: http://www.gulfcoastwx.com

    Local TV for streaming:
    WWLTV (streams newscasts daily - check during storm for extended coverage)

    WDSUTV (streams newscasts daily - check during storm for extended coverage)

    WVUETV (streams newscasts daily - check during storm for extended coverage)

    Local Radio:
    WWL: http://www.wwl.com/
    WRNO: http://www.wrno.com/main.html

    Other links
    Central Florida Hurricane Center: http://flhurricane.com/
    Offers coverage including link to page with all available local broadcasts embedded

    Maroonspoon.com: maroonspoon.com/wx/*insert hurricane name here*.html
    Offers page with all available local broadcasts embedded

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    Hurricane Preparedness & Evacuation Information

    Hurricane preparedness: http://www.getagameplan.org/
    Disaster Preparation Checklist: http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/index.html

    Louisiana Contraflow info: http://www.dotd.la.gov/maps/

    Louisiana Citizen Awareness & Disaster Evacuation Guides http://www.gohsep.la.gov/evacinfo.aspx

    Louisiana Office of Homeland Security: http://www.gohsep.la.gov/

    Local Parish Offices of Homeland Security:
    Web Sites: http://www.gohsep.la.gov/linkpages/parishpa.htm
    Contact info: http://gohsep.la.gov/parishoepnumbers.aspx

    Mississippi Dept of Emergency Preparedness: http://www.msema.org/
    Mississippi Hurricane Evacuatio Guide: http://www.msema.org/wp-content/uplo...eparedness.pdf

    Alabama Emergency Management: http://www.ema.alabama.gov/

    Florida Emergency Preparedness: http://www.floridadisaster.org/

    Texas Emergency Portal: http://www.texasonline.com/portal/tol/en/emergency
    Texas Hurricane Awareness: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/Thr..._hurricane.htm

    NOAA: http://ecowatch.ncddc.noaa.gov/

    NOAA Extreme Weather Info Sheets: http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/activities...on-sheet-newis
    It provides coastal residents with a “one stop” ready reference containing important contact phone numbers and internet web sites for emergency information in the state and local area. NCDDC produces one unique NEWIS product for each of the states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Currently, NCDDC divides Florida into four different Gulf Coast NEWIS sections, due to its large coastal area.

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    State of Louisiana emergency services updates (available resources, closures)


    Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/find-help/disaster-recovery

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