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Grand Isle asks people to evacuate ahead of Nate

1 week 4 days 9 hours ago Thursday, October 05 2017 Oct 5, 2017 October 05, 2017 12:00 PM October 05, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

GRAND ISLE – The popular camp and fishing community along Louisiana's Gulf Coast has called for a mandatory evacuation.

The city said it issued a state of emergency Thursday and asked people to consider leaving ahead of tropical system Nate, which is forecast to enter the Gulf and likely impact parts of Louisiana.

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“Please secure or remove all small watercraft, campers, RV's and clear your property of items that may be carried away in 75+mph winds,” the city wrote on Facebook.

While inland impacts are far less severe, Grand Isle's location makes officials more cautious in severe weather situations.

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