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August 5th Flood Updates

Heavy rains caused flooding across New Orleans Saturday, Aug. 5. 

Fri
Sep 01
2017
5:15 PM
August 5th Flood

Low-interest SBA disaster loans available for renters, homeowners, businesses and nonprofits

Today, the City of New Orleans reminded residents and businesses impacted by the August 5 flood in New Orleans about recovery resources available, such as low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration and other types of assistance from non-profit organizations.

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Wed
Aug 09
2017
2:11 PM
August 5th Flood

Update: City Issues Additional Info Following Sat. Flooding

Today, the City of New Orleans released information following Saturday's no-notice severe weather and flooding.

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Wed
Aug 09
2017
12:05 PM
August 5th Flood

Resources for Small Businesses Affected by Flooding

The Mayor's Office of Economic Development is currently conducting preliminary damage assessments of businesses affected by Saturday's flooding. If your business was damaged, contact Economic Development at (504) 658-4200. 

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Tue
Aug 08
2017
8:36 PM
August 5th Flood

City Receives Various Reports of Flooding in Gentilly, Lakeview and City Park

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 9:15 pm. tonight, August 8, 2017. The City has begun to activate the Emergency Operation Center.

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Tue
Aug 08
2017
7:40 PM
August 5th Flood

City Advises Residents to Use Caution During Flash Flood Warning

According to the National Weather Service, New Orleans is under an area flash flood warning until 9:15 p.m. today, August 8, 2017.

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Mon
Aug 07
2017
6:27 PM
August 5th Flood

Volunteer Opportunities and Assistance for Residents Available

Community organizations are our partners in preparedness and response. Link with them directly for more info on volunteer opportunities and available assistance.

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Mon
Aug 07
2017
1:54 PM
August 5th Flood

City Makes Additional Reminders Following Saturday Flooding

Today, the City of New Orleans released the information following Saturday's no-notice severe weather and flooding. As much as 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in isolated areas of the city within three to four hours.  Many neighborhoods of the city saw rainfall amounts equaling a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year, a so-called 100-year event.  Others saw rainfall amounts equaling a 10 percent chance of occurring in any year, a so-called 10-year event.

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Sun
Aug 06
2017
4:48 PM
August 5th Flood

Morris Jeff Community School Closed Monday

Morris Jeff Community School officials have announced the school will be closed Monday, August 7 due to water that remains inside the basement levels of the school. School will begin Tuesday, August 8 at 8:00 am, unless otherwise instructed. No other school closures have been reported at this time.

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Sun
Aug 06
2017
3:09 PM
August 5th Flood

Updated: City Makes Additional Reminders Following Saturday Flooding

Today, the City of New Orleans released the following Saturday's no-notice severe weather and flooding. As much as 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in isolated areas of the city within three to four hours. 

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Sat
Aug 05
2017
7:16 PM
August 5th Flood

Heavy Rains and Flooding in New Orleans: Stay Safe and Clean Up

Heavy rains caused flooding across New Orleans yesterday, Saturday, Aug. 5. If your property was damaged, contact your insurer, document the damage, and clean up safely.

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