During the Storm

Extreme Weather Info SheetThis page is adapted from the extremely useful NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets. We strongly recommend downloading and printing the PDF-versions of this information so it is accessible if you are unable to access this website during a storm event. You can find the PDF versions here.

For more “during the storm” information, see the mobile-phone optimized Gulf Storms site.


Jump to: Parish Contacts, Radio Stations, Mobile Storm Updates, Louisiana 511 Traveler Information, Additional Information

Near Real-Time Storm Surge Conditions

Close NOAA PORTS: Lower Mississippi, Lake Charles, Pascagoula, Gulfport, Sabine Neches, Houston/Galveston

State/Federal Emergency Contact Information

Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness: http://www.gohsep.la.gov | 1-800-256-7036 or 225-925-7500
Louisiana Department of Transportation: www.dotd.state.la.us | 877- 452-3683
National Weather Service Forecast Office (New Orleans/Baton Rouge): www.srh.noaa.gov/lix | 504-522-7330
National Weather Service Forecast Office (Lake Charles): www.srh.noaa.gov/lch | 337-477-5285
Louisiana State University Hurricane Center: www.hurricane.lsu.edu
Louisiana Office of Tourism: www.louisianatravel.com
Louisiana State Police: www.lsp.org | 225-925-6325 (*LSP from any cell phone)
Louisiana Governor’s Office: www.gov.state.la.us | 1-866-366-1121
Louisiana Attorney General: www.ag.state.la.us | 225-326-6705
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry: www.ldaf.state.la.us | 225-922-1234
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality: www.deq.louisiana.gov | 1-866-896-5337
Louisiana Department of Insurance: www.ldi.la.gov | 1-800-259-5300 or 225-342-5900
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries: www.wlf.louisiana.gov | 225-765-2800
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources: dnr.louisiana.gov | 225-342-4500
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals: www.dhh.state.la.us | 225-342-9500
Louisiana Department of Social Services: www.dss.state.la.us | 1-888-524-3578 or 225-342-0286
Louisiana Workforce Commission: www.laworks.net | 1-866-783-5567
US Coast Guard, 8th District: www.uscg.mil/D8 | 504-589-6225
Cleco Corporation: www.cleco.com | 1-800-622-6537
Entergy: www.entergy-louisiana.com | 1-800-ENTERGY (368-3749) | Power outages: 1-800-9OUTAGE (968-8243)
Washington St. Tammany Electric Cooperative: www.wste.coop | 985-643-6612 | Power outages: 1-866-672-9773
Get a Game Plan: www.getagameplan.org
Dixie Electric Membership Corporation: www.demco.org | 1-800-262-1160
Beauregard Electric Cooperative: www.beci.org | 1-800-367-0275
South Louisiana Electric Cooperative www.sleca.com | 1-800-256-8826

Parish Emergency Contact Information


Emergency Management: 337-783-4357 | www.appj.org/Departments/emergency_mgmt.htm
Sheriff: 337-788-8700


Emergency Management: 985-369-7386
Sheriff: 985-369-2912

Beauregard Parish

Emergency Management: 337-463-3282 Ext 1142 | www.beau.org/~oem/
Sheriff: 337-463-3281


Emergency Management: 337-775-7048
| http://j.mp/kLLVfc
Sheriff : 337-775-5111

Evangeline Parish

Emergency Management: 337-363-2021
Sheriff: 337-363-2161


Emergency Management: 504-349-5360 | www.jeffparish.net/index.cfm?DocID=1163
Sheriff: 504-349-5322


Emergency Management: 337-291-5075 | lafayetteoep.org
Sheriff: 337-232-9211


Emergency Management: 985-537-7603 | http://j.mp/kfGdlc
Sheriff: 985-532-2808


Emergency Management: 504-658-8700
Sheriff: 504-827-8505


Emergency Management: 504-297-5671 | www.plaqueminesparish.com/emergency-preparedness.php
Sheriff: 504-564-2525

St. Bernard

Emergency Management: 504-278-4267 | http://j.mp/itqaqy
Sheriff Department: 504-271-2501

St. Charles

Emergency Management: 985-783-5050 | http://j.mp/mzTgTT
Sheriff: 985-783-6807

St. James

Emergency Management: 225-562-2364 | http://www.stjamesla.com/departments/Emergency-Preparedness
Sheriff : 225-562-2200

St. John the Baptist

Hurricane Preparedness:985-652-2222 | http://j.mp/m98lgV
Sheriff: 985-652-9513

St. Mary

OHSEP: 985-385-2600 | www.stmaryohsep.org
Sheriff: 337-828-1960

Tangipahoa Parish

Emergency Management: www.tangiparishohsep.org | 985-748-3211

Sheriff: 985-345-6150


Emergency Management: 985-873-6357 | www.tpcg.org/view.php?f=ohsep
Sheriff: 985-876-2500

St. Tammany

Emergency Management: 985-898-2359 | www.stpgov.org/departments_homeland.php
Sheriff: 985-898-2338


Emergency Management: 337-898-4308
Sheriff: 337-893-0871

Radio Stations


WWL 870 AM (New Orleans)
WLMG 101.9 FM (New Orleans)
WFMF 102.5 FM (Baton Rouge)
WJBO 1150 AM (Baton Rouge)
KHLA 99.5 FM (Lake Charles)
KTDY 99.9 FM (Lafayette)
KCIL 107.5 FM (Houma)
KXOR 106.3 FM (Houma)


MS Public Broadcasting 88.1 – 91.3 FM
WZKX 107.9 FM (Gulfport)
WRJW 1320 AM (Picayune)
WQRZ 103.5 FM (Kiln)
WKNN 99.1 FM (Pascagoula)
WXRR 104.5 FM (Hattiesburg)


WABB 97.5 FM (Mobile)
WMXC 99.9 FM (Mobile)
WCSN 105.7 FM (Orange Beach)
WOOF 99.7 FM (Dothan)
WOPP 1290 AM (Opp)
WKMX 106.7 FM (Enterprise)


KTRH 740 AM (Houston)
KZFM 95.5 FM (Corpus Christi)
KLAT 1010 AM Española (Houston)
KNCN 101.3 FM (Corpus Christi)
KUHF 88.7 FM (Houston)
KQXY 94.1 FM (Beaumont)
KOGT 1600 AM (Orange)
KLVI 560 AM (Beaumont)

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (24-hour weather information)

162.400 MHz, 162.425 MHz, 162.450 MHz, 162.475 MHz, 162.500 MHz, 162.525 MHz, 162.550 MHz

Mobile Storm Updates

Tropical Weather Outlook RSS/XML feed: hurricanes.gov/gtwo.xml
Website for PDAs and Smartphones: hurricanes.gov/mobile
Mobile NHC home page in WAP (WML)* format: www.nhc.noaa.gov/index.wml

Louisiana 511 Traveler Information

Louisiana 511 Traveler Information is a free service of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Travelers can dial 511 or visit www. 511la.org for 24-hour, real-time traffic updates

Additional Information

American Red Cross: 1-866-GET-INFO (1-866-438-4636) | www.redcross.org
Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) | www.fema.gov
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): www.noaa.gov
NOAA National Coastal Data Development Center: www.ncddc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Climatic Data Center: www.ncdc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Data Buoy Center: www.ndbc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center: www.nodc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Weather Service: www.nws.noaa.gov
NOAA Coastal Services Center: www.csc.noaa.gov
NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information: www.nesdis.noaa.gov
NOAAWatch – NOAA’s All-Hazard Monitor: www.noaawatch.gov
US Department of Homeland Security: www.dhs.gov
U.S. Department of Commerce: www.commerce.gov
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): www.nasa.gov
EPA Gulf of Mexico Program: www.epa.gov/gmpo