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Ascension Parish preparing ahead of hurricane season, still recovering from 2021

Posted 5:22 PM 5/26/2022 by Brandi B. Harris

ST. AMANT - Back in 2021 when Hurricane Ida made landfall, many areas of the state were heavily damaged, including Ascension Parish.

This year, people in Ascension are not waiting until a storm is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico to prepare for impacts.

Many buildings were damaged with (More)

5/23/2022

Nearly 9 months after Hurricane Ida, first responders bracing for new storm season

Posted 6:44 PM 5/23/2022 by Taylor Rubach

GRAND ISLE - A town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Ida's path last year, Grand Isle was slammed by more than 10 feet of storm surge.

"It was horrific. When that roof, peeled up and the water started coming in, I said 'guys, this could be it. If the rest of the roof comes off, we could be (More)

5/1/2022

So, here we go

Posted 6:43 AM 5/25/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is on your doorstep, the psychological research shows that you will be under duress and make the wrong decisions. Take the time now to truly think (More)

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