Hurricane Sally intensified to a Category 2 storm by late Sept. 14, moving toward Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The storm was forecast to push “life-threatening” surges of up to 11 feet and produce tremendous rainfall.
NATSO continues to monitor for updated declarations of emergency and other announcements of importance to NATSO members.
The storm is expected to bring 70 to 100 mph winds between the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Alabama, a part of the Gulf Coast that is extremely vulnerable to storm surge flooding,
Below is an updated listed of emergency declarations, waivers and other emergency documents issued by Federal and State agencies.
NATSO will continue to monitor Hurricane Sally and provide updates to its members as they become available.
- 9/14 -- President Trump Approves Gov. Edwards Request for Federal Assistance
- 9/13 -- Gov. Edwards Requests Federal Disaster Emergency Declaration in Advance of Tropical Storm Sally
- 9/13 -- DOTD temporarily suspending tolls on LA 1 in Leeville, Lafourche Parish
- 9/12 -- Gov. John Bel Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Tropical Storm Sally
NATSO has prepared a list of Hurricane resources to help members prepare for and recover from the storm. Those resources can be found here.
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