News Alert: GOHSEP DAILY OPERATIONAL REPORT 29 December 2011
Posted: 1/3/2012 11:26:38 AM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center

GOHSEP DAILY OPERATIONAL REPORT

29 December 2011

As of:  1330 Hours

STATE EOC ACTIVATION LEVEL: Level 4 (Normal operations)

 

This will be the final Daily Operational Report for 2011.

 

The GOHSEP Communications Desk will remain staffed 24 hours a day. Additionally, the GOHSEP Crisis Action Team and key GOHSEP personnel will continue to monitor ongoing events and will be ready to respond as needed.

 

GOHSEP will return to normal operations on Tuesday 3 January 2012 at 0730 hours.

 

1. STATE WIDE EVENTS:

Elevated Mississippi River Levels

Due to heavy rains to the north of Louisiana in the Ohio River Valley, some locations in Louisiana along the Mississippi River have experienced a rise in river stage.   As of today, most gauges are reflecting falling water levels and this should not present a problem for Louisiana.   This will be the final report on River Levels if this trend continues.

 

Miss River at Red River Landing                                                48.52 ft  Minor and falling

Miss River at Baton Rouge                                                            32.32 ft  Action and falling

Miss River at Donaldsonville                                                       23.06 ft  Falling

Miss River at Reserve                                                                     17.71 ft  Falling

Miss River at Carrollton                                                                 12.63 ft  Falling

Atchafalaya River at Simmesport                                               29.93 ft  Falling

Atchafalaya River at Melville                                                        22.66 ft  Falling

Lower Atchafalaya River at Morgan City, LA.                         5.26 ft   Minor and holding

 

2. LOUISIANA WEATHER:

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA:  Today through early next week will be partly/mostly sunny to sunny during the day and clear at night.  Colder air will be moving in on Monday.

Temperatures: Today: 66/48, Friday: 71/53, Saturday: 72/55, Sunday: 69/36, Monday: 58/33.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:  No hazardous weather is expected through next week.

 

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA: Today through Tuesday will be partly sunny to sunny during the day and partly cloudy to clear at night.  Monday will be cooler and windy.

Temperatures: Today: 66/47, Friday: 71/52, Saturday: 73/53, Sunday: 67/43, Monday: 57/40.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER: No hazardous weather is expected through the next week.

 

 

CENTRAL LOUISIANA:  Today through next week will be partly sunny to clear during the day and partly cloudy to clear at night. Clear and cold beginning on Sunday night through Wednesday.

Temperatures: Today: 64/48, Friday: 69/53, Saturday: 71/53, Sunday: 62/33, Monday: 58/31.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:  No hazardous weather is expected through next week.

 

NORTHERN LOUISIANA: Today through next week will be mostly sunny to sunny during the day and partly cloudy to clear at night.  Clear and cold beginning on Sunday night through Wednesday.

Temperatures:  Today: 62/42, Friday: 64/47, Saturday: 71/45, Sunday: 62/32, Monday: 55/28.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:  No hazardous weather is expected through next week.

 

3. HAZMAT: None

 

4. FIRE: None

5. MEDICAL: None

6. 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.

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

 

 

 


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