Wednesday, May 25, 2011

New Interactive Storm Surge Map Shows Potential Risks
~With the official June 1 start of hurricane season approaching, the National Hurricane Center has released an interactive map aimed at providing a view of the maximum potential storm surge from hurricanes.
~Editilla Notellas~ We also use the State's WAVCIS~Wave, Current, Surge Information System for Coastal Louisiana

How strange that a blog named Slabbed has not yet commented on the number of Slabs created by tornadoes this year

Warmer Ocean Fueling Tornadoes
~Julia Whitney, Mother Jones

Morganza Floodway flow under- estimated; several bays closed to adapt

Swollen, surging Mississippi River damage to levees must be repaired quickly, official says
~Very very cool photos from the Times-Picayune
~Flood’s effect on crawfish good, bad
~Water may send critters closer to people
~Nat. Guard soldiers train from air, by land to help during floods
~Many in water's path uninsured for flooding~Tri Parish Times
~Emergency order bans levee access; local parishes ask citizens to use common sense
~Mitch Landrieu announces creation of 'NOLA Pay It Forward' fund for flooding victims

Drought hits local crop and could target roads

Law Enforcement District to meet to consider loan, other items of interest to sheriff~Matt Davis, The Lens

BREAKING: Mark St Pierre went after area blogger after St Pierre’s shithouse deals with Meffert and the sex yacht broke on American Zombie ~Slabbed

Freedom of speech: Should the identity of online commenters be shielded?
~Kandace Graves, Gambit

'Before I Die' wall draws responses

Did you ever get the feeling…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

The Mississippi River and Oil Pollution
~Save Our Gulf

Poor shrimp season means BP oil spill claims offices should stay open, Jefferson Parish officials say

Louisiana to Crown a New Seafood Cook-Off King

Cochon 555 rolls into New Orleans for New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

Spring Asparagus and Bacon Hash
~Serious Eats

Winesday~Blackened Out

Local wine pros pick NOWFE’s top wine dinners~Colleen Rush

Voice of the Wetlands Allstars
~Bob Edwards Weekend

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