FPA-East Update Regarding Hurricane Ida

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East can confirm there were no levee breaches or overtopping within the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). [...] 

By |2021-09-01T14:58:21+00:00August 30th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on FPA-East Update Regarding Hurricane Ida

FPA-East Prepared for Hurricane Ida Landfall

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) has closed all gates, including the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier, as of last night. The Permanent Canal Closure and Pumps stations are all operating and pumping. The entire Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) is currently closed. [...] 

By |2021-08-29T16:39:16+00:00August 29th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on FPA-East Prepared for Hurricane Ida Landfall

Hurricane Ida Update

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to prepare for Hurricane Ida. Ida is expected to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the coast of Louisiana on Sunday with a possibility of life-threatening storm surge inundation and potentially catastrophic wind damage. The FPA closed 27 gates on Friday, with a total of 51 closed by the end of the week. [...] 

By |2021-08-28T19:47:38+00:00August 28th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Hurricane Ida Update

Tropical Storm Ida Update

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ida. Ida is expected to be a dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday with a risk of life-threatening storm surge inundation and potentially devastating wind damage. The FPA closed a total of 24 gates yesterday, August 26th, in preparation for the storm. [...] 

By |2021-08-27T16:46:56+00:00August 27th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Tropical Storm Ida Update

Flood Protection Authority – East Prepares for Tropical Depression Nine

New Orleans, LA – In preparation for a potential storm entering the Gulf of Mexico, leadership at the Flood Protection Authority – East (FPA) is closing several gates within the flood protection system. A total of 21 gates will be closed today, August 26th. Today’s closures will not impact roads, railways, or businesses. According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Depression Nine continues to increase in strength and is expected to approach the northern Gulf Coast at, or near, major hurricane intensity on Sunday, August 29th [...] 

By |2021-08-26T21:17:03+00:00August 26th, 2021|Press Release, Tropical Weather Updates|Comments Off on Flood Protection Authority – East Prepares for Tropical Depression Nine
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