Gov. Edwards Holds UCG Meeting on Continuing Wildfires, Urges Adherence to Burn Ban

August 23, 2023 BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness held a Unified Command Group meeting and activated the State Emergency Operations Center in response to hundreds of wildfires impacting the state and the threat of more fires spreading due to prolonged drought and … Continue reading Gov. Edwards Holds UCG Meeting on Continuing Wildfires, Urges Adherence to Burn Ban

Major Cyber Attack at OMV Vendor, Louisianans Should Act Urgently to Protect Their Identities

June 15, 2023 BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) is one of a still undetermined number of government entities, major businesses and organizations to be affected by the unprecedented MOVEit data breach. MOVEit is an industry-leading third party data transfer service used to send large files. It is widely used across the country and … Continue reading Major Cyber Attack at OMV Vendor, Louisianans Should Act Urgently to Protect Their Identities

State Severe Weather & Flooding Graphics – 1/24/23 6AM

Here is the latest statewide graphics concerning the potential for severe weather for today Tuesday, January 24.

State monitoring risk of severe weather Friday and Saturday

GOHSEP is monitoring potential effects associated with a cold front that will be moving into the state tonight. The northwest part of the state will see an enhanced risk of severe weather tonight, and the northeast, central, and southwest parts of the state will see a slight risk of severe weather into Saturday morning. The southeast part … Continue reading State monitoring risk of severe weather Friday and Saturday

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 20, 2021

GOHSEP SITREP Sept. 19, 2021

September 19, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP Sept. 19, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 18, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief September 18, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief – September 18, 2021

GOHSEP SITREP- Sept 17, 2021

September 17, 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021 WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas - Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP- Sept 17, 2021

GOHSEP SITREP – September 2, 2021

State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August State Declaration Proclamation Number: 165 JBE 2021   SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. Areas of southeast Louisiana are still under flood … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP – September 2, 2021

Multi-Parish Burn Ban Issued Following Hurricane Ida

Press Release OFFICE OF LOUISIANA STATE FIRE MARSHAL Department of Public Safety & Corrections • Public Safety Services 8181 Independence Blvd. • Baton Rouge, LA 70806 http://www.lasfm.org BATON ROUGE- Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida, State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist … Continue reading Multi-Parish Burn Ban Issued Following Hurricane Ida

GOHSEP SITREP – Sept. 2021

SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. Areas of southeast Louisiana are still under flood advisories. Additional rainfall is possible over southeast Louisiana as well heat advisories. Hurricane Ida caused devastating destruction across southeast Louisiana. Power outages are wide spread and several … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP – Sept. 2021

GOHSEP SITREP August 31, 2021

GOHSEP Daily Brief  31 August 2021  As of 6:30 p.m.  State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation)  WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida - Statewide – August  State Declaration Proclamation Number: 165 JBE 2021     SITUATION:  Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. … Continue reading GOHSEP SITREP August 31, 2021

GOHSEP Daily SITREP August 28, 2021

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GOHSEP Daily Brief 26 August 2021 As of 4:00 p.m.

GOHSEP Daily Brief 26 August 2021 As of 4:00 p.m. State EOC Activation Level: Level III (Crisis Action Team) WebEOC Incident: 21-018 Tropical Weather - Statewide - August SITUATION: At 4 pm, Tropical Storm Ida was located 100 miles west-southwest of Negril, Jamaica, heading northwest at 14 mph with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. … Continue reading GOHSEP Daily Brief 26 August 2021 As of 4:00 p.m.