Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 31, 2013
Corps puts barge gate through its paces — successfully; agrees to operate it
By Bob Marshall, The Lens (New Orleans). May 23, 2013.
“With the June 1 opening of hurricane season just days away, metro area residents have gotten a double dose of good news from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…” (Read more)
New statues go up for evacuations at 17 New Orleans spots
By Rob Masson, Fox 8 TV. May 30, 2013.
“New Orleans, La.- With hurricane season beginning this weekend, and evacuation being a major priority, a new push to keep New Orleanians safe kicked off Thursday…” (Read more)
Hurricane 2013: Teminology and storm intensity information to know
The Naples (Fla.) Daily News. May 31, 2013.
“Tropical disturbance: The initial stage of what could become a hurricane forming in the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf. It’s a moving area of thunderstorms in the tropics that has an identity for 24 hours or longer…” (Read more)