October 3, 2013

Gulf Threats - Tropical Depression Karen - Updated 10/7 12AM

Tropical Depression Karen

Tropical     Storm     Karen
Max Ssd.  Winds:   30  MPH
Moving: North East at 2 MPH
Min.  Pressure:   1009  MB-
Last Updated: 10/ 07/ 2013
US Land  Impacts:  LA, MS,
AL,  GA,  FL,  - Gulf  Coast

Storm Related Events
-FEMA is doing a "limited recall" of workers in affected areas, over 80% were furloughed in recent government shutdown.
-Mississippi declares State of Emergency in preparation of storm-This storm is expected to make two landfalls, one in Louisiana and another in the Florida Panhandle
-Alabama declares State of Emergency due to likely impact from Karen.
-New Orleans & Louisiana declare State of Emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Karen
-Hurricane watches for coastal cities no longer in effect as of the morning of 10/5.
-Evacuation orders in Louisiana eased as storm loses punch.

All warnings discontinued as Karen dissipates and becomes a remnant low.

xoxo disaster girl

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