News Alert: GOHSEP DAILY OPERATIONAL REPORT 28 November 2011
Posted: 11/28/2011 1:29:51 PM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center
 

GOHSEP DAILY OPERATIONAL REPORT
28 November 2011
As of:  1200 Hours
STATE EOC ACTIVATION LEVEL: Level 4 (Normal operations)

 

1. TROPICAL WEATHER UPDATE:

As of 0700 hours 28 Nov 2011, the NWS/NHC is reporting no Tropical Cyclone formation expected during the next 48 hours.

 

2. STATE WIDE EVENTS:   

STATEWIDE PARISH BURN BANS / DROUGHT 2011:

WebEOC Incident 010-11 Statewide Parish Burn Ban

 

State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain lifted the statewide burn ban as of 11 November 2011.

Jefferson Davis Parish (expires 14 December 2011) has a parish wide declaration of a state of emergency due to the extreme drought situation.

 

National Weather Service Drought Assessment Graphic:

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/drought_assessment.shtml

 

 

3. LOUISIANA WEATHER:

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA:  Today through Friday will be sunny during the day and mostly cloudy at night. 

Temperatures:  Today: 56/30, Tuesday: 64/34, Wednesday: 59/36, Thursday: 64/46, Friday: 69/43

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:  A freeze warning is in effect for central Louisiana and the lakes region of southeast Texas after 3 am tonight.

 

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA:  Today will be partly sunny with isolated showers and tonight will be mostly clear with a low of 34.  Tuesday through Friday will be sunny during the day and mostly clear at night. 

Temperatures:  Today: 54/34, Tuesday: 62/35, Wednesday: 60/34, Thursday: 63/41, Friday: 66/39

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:  A small craft advisory is in effect for all of the coastal waters including the sounds and lakes. Expect winds to be around 20 mph near the shore and up to 20 to 25 mph and gusty offshore. Rough conditions are expected in protected waters with seas up to 5 to7 feet along the coastal waters. Seas up to 9 feet are possible well offshore. These conditions will begin to taper off over the lakes and sounds by midday and the entire coastal waters by tomorrow morning.

 

A freeze warning may be issued for tonight as temperatures fall to or just below freezing across southwestern Mississippi and adjacent Louisiana parishes. 

 

 

CENTRAL LOUISIANA: Today through Friday will be sunny and mostly clear each day. 

Temperatures:  Today: 52/28, Tuesday: 61/30, Wednesday: 57/31, Thursday: 60/36, Friday: 60/36

HAZARDOUS WEATHER: A freeze warning is in effect for central Louisiana and the lakes region of southeast Texas after 3 am tonight.

 

NORTHERN LOUISIANA:  Today will be sunny with wind gusts of 5 to 20 mph and mostly clear at night.  Tuesday will be sunny with wind gusts of 5 to 25 mph and mostly clear at night.  Wednesday through Friday will be sunny mostly and partly cloudy at night. 

Temperatures:  Today: 50/30, Tuesday: 57/31, Wednesday: 58/30, Thursday: 59/37, Friday: 57/34

HAZARDOUS WEATHER: No hazardous weather is projected at this time.


4. HAZMAT: None

5. FIRE: None

6. MEDICAL: None

7. NTAS (National Terrorist Advisory System): Currently there are no active alerts.

For more information, go to following link; http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/ntas.shtm.

8. CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR, EXPLOSIVE: None

 

 

 

 

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