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Governor Declares State of Emergency, Hurricane Season Forecast Model, Senator John Kennedy, Teens Against Gun Violence | 7/12/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

Governor Declares State of Emergency

Governor John Bel Edwards declares a state of emergency for Louisiana. A tropical storm is forecast to bring 15 or more inches of rain to many parts of the state. The Governor addressed the state from GOHSEP Headquarters, the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Hurricane Season Forecast Models & Storm Characteristics

Andre’ Moreau talks with State Climatologist Barry Keim about the storm’s characteristics. It formed over land, then moved into the northern Gulf of Mexico, but just south of Alabama, then Mississippi, then Louisiana. His thoughts on the adjusted forecast models for this hurricane season.

Senator John Kennedy Discusses Concerns

Andre' Moreau brings in Senator John Kennedy to talk about the big threat of severe, potentially catastrophic flooding that is forecast with tropical storm Barry. Barry is forecast to reach hurricane status by its Saturday morning landfall near Morgan City, but it is the heavy rain with this slow mobving system that concerns the senator so much.

Teens Against Gun Violence

Natasha Williams visits with a New Orleans teenager who will join a group of more than a dozen young people from across the nation who are traveling to Washington this summer to speak out against gun violence. The Gifford Courage Fellowship is sponsoring the event. It’s named for former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who survived a mass shooting at a political engagement.