Closely Monitoring Tropical Storm Nate

UWSELA is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Nate. As we wait to learn more about the impending storm’s potential path and impact to Southeast Louisiana, the disaster response team at United Way of Southeast Louisiana want to encourage you to prepare your household for potential threats from Tropical Storm Nate. Those preparing for and impacted by Nate in the coming days can find vital, FREE resources to become weather ready, make informed decisions and speed their recovery here.

In the coming days, please pay attention to how you and your loved ones are experiencing and handling stress. For people in the path of this storm who may have been affected by other disasters, this is a particularly stressful time. Promote emotional recovery by following these tips.

We encourage you to check your email and visit our website for updates regarding conditions in our area, and our response. We remind you to stay off of flooded roadways, and never drive through standing water. Move parked vehicles to higher ground. 

For information on weather systems passing through the area click on the following links, and follow NOLA Ready:
http://www.wwltv.com/weather/radars
http://www.wdsu.com/weather/radar
https://www.nola.gov/ready/

Disaster Relief and Recovery Resources:
Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery 
SBP Understanding the Recovery Process
UWSELA Be Weather Ready

Local Government Resources:
Orleans Parish 
J
efferson Parish
St. Bernard Parish
Plaquemines Parish
St. Tammany Parish
Tangipahoa Parish 
Washington Parish

Michael Williamson
President and CEO
United Way of Southeast Louisiana