Louisiana Hurricane Resources
The Louisiana Hurricane Resources Web site, hosted by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, provides visitors with access to a wealth of data concerning storm preparedness and recovery, as well as archived information about Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30.
Hurricane Preparedness & Recovery
The sections in this segment of the Web site offer general information from Sea Grant, universities, and state and federal agencies on how to prepare for a hurricane, as well as recovery essentials.
NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets:
Sea Grant Initiatives – Archive
After the Storms
On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated southeast Louisiana. Only a few weeks later on Sept. 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita caused similar destruction on the state’s southwest coast. South Louisiana still struggles with recovery.
These Web pages chronicle the professional response of Louisiana Sea Grant personnel to the storms.