News Alert: Situational Awareness Report 6 September 2018 As of 3:00 p.m.
Posted: 9/6/2018 3:34:23 PM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center

Situational Awareness Report

6 September 2018

As of 3:00 p.m.

 

State EOC Activation Level: Level IV (Crisis Action Team)
State Emergency Declaration: 134 JBE 2018 Tropical Storm Gordon

WebEOC Incident: 18-019 Tropical Weather - Statewide - Sep

 

 

Situation: The National Hurricane Center is currently issuing advisories for Hurricane Florence and two other disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean. GOHSEP is monitoring these systems and will continue to be in contact with the NHC and local National Weather Service offices.

 

Much of the state will see daily showers and thunderstorms over the next couple of days, but no organized severe weather is expected. Two to three inches of rain is forecast for the state over the next seven days.

New information appears below in red text.

 

State Actions

 

ESF-05 GOHSEP

·                     State EOC activation level returned to Crisis Action Team (CAT) at 4:00 p.m. on September 5.

·                     Created WebEOC Incident 18-019 Tropical Weather - Statewide – Sep

·                     State Emergency Declaration signed by Governor Edwards

 

ESF-01 DOTD Transportation

·                     ESF-1 will returned to normal operations as of 12:00 on 5 Sep 18. 

 

ESF-02 Communications

·                     Interop 1 is now clear for reassignment. OSFM no longer requires assignment.

·                     All LWIN sites are fully operational.

 

 

ESF-03 DOTD Public Works

·                     ESF-3 EOC has resumed normal operations effective 1030 on 9/5/18.

·                     MAP has returned to normal operations statewide.

  

ESF-04 OSFM

·                     LSFM has closed EOC at 1200 on September 5.

·                     Response teams have demobilized, potential effects to northeast Louisiana being monitored.

 

ESF-06 DCFS

·                     DCFS ESF-6 is back to normal operations.

·                     ARC closed Bogalusa High School Girls Gym Shelter at 0800 9/5.

   

ESF-06 LWC

·                     LWC Mass Feeding is standing down along with the closing of the SEOC at 1200 9/5/18.

 

ESF-06 Red Cross

·                     ARC liaisons were demobilized from parish EOCs as of 11:00 p.m. September 4.

 

ESF-06 Salvation Army

·                     All units formerly on standby have been released but are prepared to respond in the event of something unexpected.

·                     The EOC Liaison has been released back to his normal job duties at the local Corps. 

 

ESF-08 LDH Public Health/Medical

·                     Hospitals are back to normal operations.

·                     Nursing homes are back to normal operations.

 

ESF-09 LDWF

·                     Tangipahoa Parish LNO released after shutdown of Parish EOC.

·                     Staffed GOHSEP 24/7 until the conclusion of the event and we continue to monitor and assess the event.

·                     We have contacted our comparative agencies in Mississippi and Alabama to confirm that we have assets available to assist with SAR missions if necessary; if those assets are not needed here.

·                     Alpha and Bravo teams standing down.

 

ESF-10 LDEQ

·                     LDEQ back to normal operations.

·                     Emergency Order No. 2018-004 issued and emailed to all oil and gas operators recommending actions to be taken to prepare for storm.

  

ESF-12 Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health

·                     No weather-related water outages or boil water advisories at this time.

 

ESF-12 DNR Plants and Pipelines

·                     Emergency Order No. 2018-004 issued and emailed to all oil and gas operators recommending actions to be taken to prepare for storm.

  

ESF-13 Louisiana State Police

·                     EOC returned to normal operating hours.

 

ESF-13 Department of Corrections

·                     ESF-13D desk closed.

 

ESF-16 Military Support

·                     Parish LNO’s have been released by all parishes.

·                     All LANG assets have been recalled and are in RESET status.

·                     ESF-16 personnel will stand down as of 1200 on 9/5/18.

·                     TAC has returned to normal operations.

·                     LANG units have recovered to their home stations and members have been released from duty.

 

Emergency Management Disability and Aging Coalition (EMDAC)

·                     Sent state and regional resource guide to Orleans Parish in support of the potential MSNS being prepared by the city.

 

Parish Actions

 

Ascension Parish

·                     Parish EOC is going back to normal operating hours.

  

Calcasieu Parish

·                     Parish EOC has resumed regular operating hours.

   

Iberville Parish

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operations.

 

Jefferson Parish

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operating hours.

  

Lafourche Parish (Declared)

·                     Submitted emergency declaration termination.

·                     Parish EOC at normal operating hours.

 

Orleans Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish has submitted emergency declaration termination.

·                     Parish EOC has resumed normal operating hours.

 

Plaquemines Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operating hours.

 

Pointe Coupee Parish

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operating hours.

  

St. Bernard Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish EOC back to normal operating hours.

·                     Outfall canals and drainage canals pumped down in anticipation of heavy rainfall.

·                     “Rollover" rock dam in place on Florissant Hwy; Lat: 29.852095; Long: -89.723798

·                     Sandbags placed on roads in lower end of Parish to reduce erosion due to high water.

 

St. Charles Parish (Declared)

·                     HESCO barriers erected along Bayou Des Allemands.

  

St. James Parish (Declared)

·                     EOC returned to normal operation hours.

 

St. John the Baptist Parish

·                     Parish EOC has resumed normal operating hours.

 

St. Tammany Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish EOC returned to normal operations.

 

Tangipahoa Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish submitted emergency declaration termination.

·                     Parish EOC returned to normal operations.

·                     Parish schools open 9/6/18.

·                     Parish has given out 5,000 sandbags.

 

Terrebonne Parish (Declared)

·                     EOC returned to normal operations.

 

Washington Parish

·                     Parish submitted emergency declaration termination.

·                     EOC at normal operations.

·                     Parish schools open 9/6/18.

 

West Baton Rouge Parish

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operating hours.

 

West Carroll Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish EOC resuming regular operating hours.

·                     Parish submitted emergency declaration.

 

West Feliciana Parish

·                     Parish EOC resuming normal operating hours.

 

Washington Parish (Declared)

·                     Parish EOC returned to normal operations.

GOHSEP Operations is monitoring this situation and will continue to publish updates as necessary.

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