Hurricanes – Gosic http://gosic.org/ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 08:03:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://gosic.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2-150x150.png Hurricanes – Gosic http://gosic.org/ 32 32 Already impacted by Hurricane Ida, residents of LaPlace are preparing for wintry weather expected Thursday evening https://gosic.org/already-impacted-by-hurricane-ida-residents-of-laplace-are-preparing-for-wintry-weather-expected-thursday-evening/ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 08:03:00 +0000 https://gosic.org/already-impacted-by-hurricane-ida-residents-of-laplace-are-preparing-for-wintry-weather-expected-thursday-evening/ “Hopefully it’s here and gone and we’re back to normal Louisiana weather for this time of year. You know, ’60s and low ’70s,” Marty Duhon and his wife Kody said it was a real struggle to recover from Hurricane Ida. “We had 18 inches of water in our house. We had fallen trees in the backyard. The fence fell down. Pretty much the whole house damaged,” said Marty Duhon. Nearly five months after Ida, the family, like many others in LaPlace, are living in an RV as they work to bring their home back to life. Duhon said the last thing people in LaPlace need is severe winter weather, which is expected to hit us late next week. “As long as it doesn’t stay above freezing, which is where I have problems with freezing pipes, I’m fine. I’m fine,” said Marty Duhon. Jayce Branch’s house a few blocks away is far from normal. He got at least 4 feet of water during Ida and he can’t afford worse weather. He said the onset of winter will not hamper his progress. “We don’t stop. I have a broken windshield here. They’re going to put that up,” Branch said. FEMA is sending a message to residents of Ida-affected areas about the potential impact of the upcoming cold weather. Providing tips, especially for those living in FEMA trailers, such as: B. The development of evacuation and emergency communication plans. Temperatures are expected to drop from Thursday night into Friday morning. There is potential for light icing in Terrebonne township in riverside communities including St. John the Baptist. Luckily Jayce said he has somewhere to stay if the cold weather hits. “I am grateful that I can live with my mother. So it’s not like I’m homeless,” Jayce said. “The heater is propane. The camper stays pretty warm. If we run out of propane in the middle of the night and have to swap cylinders. We’re very comfortable in the camper. We’re very lucky,” said Marty Duhon. From FEMA:FEMA Temporary Shelters Winter has arrived and the safety and well-being of residents living in FEMA temporary shelters is a major concern for the agency. Below are tips on how to prepare for winter cold and precipitation. What to do in case of severe weather: When severe weather is forecast, heed weather warnings and obey all local official evacuation orders. Use the weather radio to monitor evacuation orders. Should local officials advise prefab occupants to find more stable housing, evacuate immediately. Survivors living in trailers must leave the trailer where it is. Never take shelter in a caravan or prefab unit during high winds, freezing storms, freezing rain or sleet or flooding. Expectations for FEMA Temporary Shelter Residents Before, During, and After Storms Residents of FEMA temporary shelters may not board up windows, move the unit, or alter the units in any physical way. When local emergency management officials call for an evacuation, individuals are only allowed to take personal belongings. FEMA strongly encourages applicants to purchase renters insurance while in FEMA units. Applicants in FEMA temporary shelters should develop their own evacuation and emergency communications plans. Residents of FEMA temporary shelters should always follow evacuation instructions provided by state or local emergency management officials. Those unable to evacuate can contact their local emergency manager or call 211 to help with their transportation needs. Do not leave your pet in a manufactured housing unit or trailer during inclement weather. If a resident’s unit is damaged, they are encouraged to contact their caseworker to advise if the resident can return home, or they may call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. Those using a relay service such as a videophone should update FEMA with their specific number assigned to that service. The toll-free phone

“Hopefully it’s over and we’re back to normal Louisiana weather for this time of year. You know, 60’s and low 70’s.”

Marty Duhon and his wife Kody said it’s been a real struggle recovering from Hurricane Ida.

“We had 18 inches of water in our house. We had fallen trees in the backyard. The fence fell down. Pretty much the whole house damaged,” said Marty Duhon.

Nearly five months after Ida, the family, like many others in LaPlace, are living in an RV while they work to bring their home back to life.

Duhon said the last thing people in LaPlace need is severe winter weather, which is expected to hit us late next week.

“As long as it doesn’t stay above freezing, which is where I have problems with freezing pipes, I’m fine. I’m fine,” said Marty Duhon.

A few blocks away, Jayce Branch’s home is far from back to normal. He got at least 4 feet of water during Ida and he can’t afford worse weather. He said the onset of winter will not hamper his progress.

“We’re not stopping. I have a broken windshield here. They’re going to hang that up,” Branch said.

FEMA is sending a message to residents of Ida-affected areas about the potential impact of the upcoming cold weather.

Providing tips, especially for those living in FEMA trailers, such as: B. The development of evacuation and emergency communication plans.

Temperatures are expected to drop from Thursday night into Friday morning.

There is potential for light icing in Terrebonne township in riverside communities including St. John the Baptist. Luckily Jayce said he has somewhere to stay if the cold weather hits.

“I am grateful that I can live with my mother. So it’s not like I’m homeless,” Jayce said.

“The heater is propane. The camper stays pretty warm. If we run out of propane in the middle of the night and have to swap cylinders. We’re very comfortable in the camper. We’re very lucky,” said Marty Duhon.

From FEMA:

FEMA Temporary Shelters

Winter has arrived and the safety and well-being of the residents living in FEMA’s temporary housing units is a top concern for the agency. Below are tips on how to prepare for winter cold and precipitation.

What to do in case of a storm:

  • When severe weather is forecast, heed weather warnings and obey any local official evacuation orders.
  • Use the weather radio to monitor evacuation orders.
  • Should local officials advise prefab occupants to find more stable housing, evacuate immediately.
  • Survivors living in trailers must leave the trailer where it is.
  • Never take shelter in a caravan or prefab during strong winds, freezing storms, freezing rain or sleet or flooding.

Expectations for FEMA residents of temporary housing before, during, and after severe weather

Residents of FEMA temporary housing may not board up windows, move the housing unit, or physically alter the housing units in any way. When local emergency management officials require evacuation, individuals must do so only take personal belongings with you.

  • FEMA strongly encourages applicants to purchase renters insurance while in FEMA units.
  • Applicants in FEMA temporary shelters should develop their own evacuation and emergency communications plans.
  • Residents of FEMA temporary shelters should always follow evacuation instructions provided by state or local emergency management officials. Those unable to evacuate can contact their local emergency manager or call 211 to help with their transportation needs.
  • Do not leave your pet in a manufactured housing unit or trailer during inclement weather.

If a resident’s unit is damaged, they are encouraged to contact their caseworker to advise if the resident can return home, or they may call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. Those using a relay service such as a videophone should update FEMA with their specific number assigned to that service. The toll-free phone

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Destrehan High School reopens months after Hurricane Ida https://gosic.org/destrehan-high-school-reopens-months-after-hurricane-ida/ Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:58:00 +0000 https://gosic.org/destrehan-high-school-reopens-months-after-hurricane-ida/

Destrehan High School reopens after the Ida damage



HOMECOMING FOR A GROUP OF STUDENTS IN THE PARISH OF SAINT CHARLES. STUDENTS AT DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOLS ARE FINALLY RETURNING TO THEIR BODY CLASSROOMS TODAY. NEARLY FIVE MONTHS, SINCHUE RRICANE IDA DEVARATE THE REGION, CREATING ITS SCHOOL AND FACILITIES. CHAD: IT WAS A DIFFICULT PATH FOR CREWS IN ST. CHARL.IT BRINGS THINGS ONLINE AGAIN, BUT AS WDSU REPORTER HEATH SHOWS ALL US. STUDENTSRE AAC BK IN CLASSROOM DESTREHAN DEATH, REPORTER: GOOD MORNING. GO HOME IF YOU EXPECT TO SEE THE WILDCATS HERE AT DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOL. THIS IS AGAIN AN EASY WAY. HURRICANE IDA ROLNGLI UNTIL AUGUST 29. HERE SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AT DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOL. THE ROOFTOPS WERE OPENED. TURNED ON, WATER FILLED, ENTIRE SYSTEM SHUT DOWN UNTIL EARLY OCTOBER WHEN A PHASELED RETURN BEGINS. A STUDENT HERE ACTUALLY PLATOODNE WITH HAHNVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. AFTER WEEKS OF INTENSIVE WORK, REALLY ABOUT $10 MILLION IN WORK. CHILDREN RETURNED TO DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOL LITTLE LATER ON TSHI MORNING. >> AT DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOL THE MAIN ROOF WAS TURNED ON SO IT WAS FAIRLY SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THIS BUILDING SO WE HAVE CURRENTLY REPAIRED AND ERECTING TEMPORARY WALLS AROUND PART OF THIS STRUCTURE SO WE CAN RETURN THE REST INTO ONE FACILITIES WORKING STATE AND BACK OUR STUDENTS. REPORTER: IT WAS A LONG WAY WHEN YOU ADD HURRICANE IDA AND THE DISTURBANCE THERE. THEN YOU HAD COVID ALMOST TWO YEARS NOW. TRYING VIRTUAL LEARNING, PLATOONING IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, MASKS, THE WHOLE THING. TODAY THINGSET G BACK TO NORLMA HERE AT DESTREHAN HIGH SCHOOL. THE WILDCATS GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO RETURN

Destrehan High School reopens after the Ida damage

Destrehan High School will welcome students back after the damage caused by Hurricane Ida. The campus was badly damaged by the storm, forcing students to go elsewhere for classes. In a Facebook post, St. Charles Parish Schools said the school system, Destrehan High staff and contractors have been working hard for the day when students could return. Students and staff returned to campus Tuesday morning.

Destrehan High School will welcome students back after the damage caused by Hurricane Ida.

The campus was badly damaged by the storm, forcing students to go elsewhere for classes.

In a Facebook post, St. Charles Parish Schools said the school system, Destrehan High staff and contractors have been working hard for the day when students could return.

Students and staff returned to campus Tuesday morning.

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Ole Miss running back Henry Parrish joins the Miami Hurricanes https://gosic.org/ole-miss-running-back-henry-parrish-joins-the-miami-hurricanes/ Sun, 16 Jan 2022 20:42:52 +0000 https://gosic.org/ole-miss-running-back-henry-parrish-joins-the-miami-hurricanes/

Ole Miss running back Henry Parrish Jr. entered the transfer portal on Wednesday, On3’s Matt Zenitz reported. He announced his commitment to hometown Miami Hurricanes on Sunday after Rebel running back coach Kevin Smith followed him to Coral Gables.

Parrish was the fourth-best rusher for the Rebels in 2021 behind running backs Jerrion Ealy and Snoop Conner and quarterback Matt Corral. Parrish rushed for 553 yards and three touchdowns in Ole Miss’ 10-win campaign.