Public Media Exchange


GulfWatch will follow the current hurricane season throughout the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season begins June 1st. Here are links to resources from our member stations, and other organizations.



Red Cross

Get A Game Plan

Emergency Radio Stations

Hurricane Tracking Chart

National Hurricane Center

LA State Police: LA Citizen Awareness and Disaster Evacuation Guides

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

LPB on Twitter: Updates and Information


Louisiana Gets $24 Million for Repair Roads Damaged by Hurricane Isaac

Drew Brees Throws $1 Millon at Hurricane Relive Effort in Northeast

FEMA Reps in Three Louisiana Parishes to Advise on Home Repairs After Hurricane Isaac

Louisiana GOHSEP Leaders Helping with Sandy Recovery in New Jersey

“Spirit of Louisiana” Headed to New York

Louisiana State Police Helping with Hurricane Recovery in New Jersey

Louisiana National Guardsmen Respond to Needs of Disabled Veteran

Entergy Sending Second Wave of Workers to Help Restore Power Following Hurricane Sandy

Disaster Recovery Center Opening in West Baton Rouge Parish

FEMA Extends Time Hurricane Victims Can Live in Hotels at Its Expense

Settlement Approved for Victims of Formaldehyde Found in FEMA Trailers

New Orleans Named for World Tourism Award

Misssissippi Hurricane Victims Struggle, Despite Recovery Money

IRS Providing Relief for Victims of Hurricane Isaac

MRGO Must Go Coalition Supports Restoration Plans; Makes Suggestions

University of Texas Medical Branch Aids Louisiana Flood Victims

Louisiana Sugar Cane Crop Damaged by Isaac

BP Wants to Dig Deeper to Clean Up Tar Balls on Louisiana Beaches

$3.4 Million Grant Helps Unemployed with Hurricane Recovery

Efforts Underway to Repair Plaquemines Parish Levee

Jindal Updates Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Emergency Officials in Mississippi Prepare for Inland Flooding

Pearl River County Residents Digging Out from Isaac

FEMA Pushes for Quick Recovery from Isaac

State Health Officials Caution:  Disinfect Anything that Has Come in Contact with Flood Water

Gov. Bobby Jindal Press Release on Response to Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane Cleanup Underway in Mississippi, Dead Nutria and All

Isaac Threatens Same People Who Lost Everything During Katrina

Isaac Threatens Same People Who Lost Everything During Katrina

Entergy Spokeswoman on Efforts to Restore Power

Lt. General Russel Honore’ Talks About Hurricane Response

LaPlace Rescues

Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Systems Back in Service

Mitt Romney Tours Hurricane Damage in Louisiana

Wildlife and Fisheries Agents Rescue More than 15,000 People During and After Hurricane

Power Restoration Still a Top Priority in Hurricane Isaac Aftermath

National Guard Distributes Emergency Relief Supplies in Heavily Hit Parishes

Mississippi Executes Controlled Release from Lake Tangipahoa

Evacuations Ordered Near Tangipahoa River (from

State Health Department Urges Some Residents to Boil Water

Press Release from Gov. Jindal’s Office Updating Storm Status

DHH Tips for People Returning to Storm-Damaged Homes

National Guard Braves High Wind, Water to Rescue People

Isaac Weakens to Tropical Storm-2:00 Briefing from National Weather Service

Plaquemines Parish Takes Lashing from Isaac

Hurricane Causes Widespread Power Outages In South Louisiana

Rainfall and Power Outages Remain Chief Concerns with Hurricane Isaac

Gov. Bobby Jindal Addresses Louisiana’s Preparation for Hurricane

Prepare for Isaac to Drop a Lot of Rain

President Obama Addresses Nation on Isaac 10:10 AM CT

Major Taffic Woes Reported in New Orleans as People Leave the City

Social Security Offices in Hurricane Watch Ares Closed Tuesday

National Hurricane Center 10:00 AM Forecast for Hurricane Isaac

Governor Addresses State on Hurricane Preparations

Louisiana Hurricane Watch and Warning Zones Increase, Winds Steady

Louisiana Gov. Jindal Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Warning is Issued

Isaac’s Projected Path Now Includes Much of Louisiana

Tropical Stom Isaac Continues to Strengthen as it Nears Gulf

Forecasts Show Tropical Storm Isaac Likely to Skirt Florida as It Moves Into Gulf

Tropical Depression 9 Taking Shape in Atlantic

Hurricane Predictions Increased for This Year

Ernesto Expected to Hit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Within HOurs

Ernesto Swirls Through Carribean Sea as Florence Trails in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Ernesto heads Toward Jamaica, Mexico

New Orleans Braced to Reopen Historic Circle Food Store With Help from City

Tropical Storm Brewing in Gulf - Louisiana Says It’s Ready

U.S. Justice Department Reportedly Planning Major Changes in New Orleans Police Department

Businessman Pleads Guilty to Bribing Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin with $50,000

Tropical Storm Debby Weakens

Louisiana Could be in Path of Tropical Storm Debbie

Cyclone Strengthens Becoming Tropical Storm Chris

La. Minister Positioned to Become First Black President of Mostly White Southern Baptist Convention

Hurricane Season Starts - June 1, 2012

NOAA Issues Hurricane Forecast

Art and Music Help with Resilience After Katrina

Mississippi Coastal Towns Six Years After Katrina

U.S. Geological Survey Researcher Can’t Hide Her Excitement Over Study Related to Oil Spill

President Obama Promises Gulf Coast Recovery From Hurricane Katrina and BP Oil Spill

Tropical Storm Causes New Worries About Oil Resurfacing

Dwindling State Funds for Mapping Louisiana’s Coastline

Family-Owned Business Says Oil Spilled Forced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dauphin Island Residents Dread the Possibility of Another Hurricane, Another Setback

Hurricane Season Raises Concerns About New Oil Issues in the Gulf

NPR’s “Science Friday”: Assessing the Health of the Gulf

Oil Spill and Five Year Katrina Anniversary

Profile of the bird rehabilitation center in Hammond

Q&A With New Coast Guard Sector Commander