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Louisiana Emergency Resources from WRKF

2020's Hurricane Hanna approaching the Gulf Coast.
2020's Hurricane Hanna approaching the Gulf Coast.

WRKF has curated this catalog of emergency preparedness, response, and recovery resources for the convenience of our listeners in preparation for emergency situations such as tropical weather, hurricanes, flooding, or evacuations. This list represents official federal sources, authoritative statewide resources for Louisiana, as well as informative resources for the Baton Rouge area.

Keep in mind these are all external links to outside resources, and the material available at these destinations may change, the recommendations or the accuracy of the facts may vary based upon the source, or the availability of the information at the destination website may change unexpectedly based upon circumstances outside of our control.

Current Conditions & Forecasts

Official Atlantic Basin Tropical Tracking/Forecast [National Hurricane Center]

Official Current Conditions and Forecasts [National Weather Service]
Baton Rouge
New Orleans
Southeast Louisiana locations

National Weather Service: New Orleans/Baton Rouge Office

Official NOAA Weather Radar: New Orleans/Baton Rouge

Official NOAA Weather Radar: Regional/South Louisiana

River Levels in Louisiana [USGS]
Mississippi at Baton Rouge
Mississippi at New Orleans
Amite at Denham Springs
Comite at Joor Road
Tangipahoa at Amite

511la Road Travel Information [Louisiana DOTD]

NOAA Weather Radio Frequencies

Preparation and Planning

Get a Game Plan [State of Louisiana]

Contraflow Infographic [State of Louisiana]

GOHSEP Emergency Resource Page

State and Parish Official Contacts [State of Louisiana]

State GOHSEP Contacts

State GOSHEP Emergency Preparedness Guides

State Agency Contacts

Parish OHSEP Contacts

East Baton Rouge MOHSEP Homepage

East Baton Rouge MOHSEP Red Stick Ready Facebook:

East Baton Rouge MOHSEP Red Stick Ready Twitter (requires login)

Adam is responsible for coordinating WRKF's programming and making sure everything you hear on the radio runs smoothly. He is Newscast Editor for the WRKF/WWNO Newsroom. Adam is also the Baton Rouge-based host for Louisiana Considered, our daily regional news program, and is frequently the local voice afternoons on All Things Considered.