Hurricane Delta

DSNAP provides update after some cards accidentally deactivated

A system issue overnight has deactivated some DSNAP cards and prevented recipients in the 5 parishes approved for Hurricane Delta DSNAP from receiving their second month of DSNAP benefits this morning (10/27/20).

DSNAP approved for five parishes

  Robin Roberts, GMA visit hurricane-ravaged SWLA

Calcasieu and Cameron add to list of open schools

Understanding Increased Cost of Compliance

  24-hour tire shop working non-stop through two hurricanes

  Calcasieu officials discuss debris, mosquitoes during hurricane recovery briefing

Continued Coverage

  Cameron deputy, Cajun Navy help rescue injured pelican

Contractors still on first pass of debris pickup in Calcasieu

Six more Calcasieu schools reopen following hurricanes

  City of Westlake works to clean up debris

Air Force C-130 aircraft to help spray mosquitoes in aftermath of Delta

Instructions for residents in parishes declared for Laura and Delta

  St. Louis High works to get students back on campus

At the beginning of the school year, St. Louis Catholic High School planned to have in-person instruction, but after Hurricane Laura significantly damaged the building, students had to start school virtually.

FEMA assistance available for residents affected by Delta

Late Friday, President Donald Trump granted Louisiana’s request for an expedited Major Disaster Declaration (DR-4570) as a result of Hurricane Delta. The declaration includes Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vermilion parishes.

Entergy restores power to all customers

Entergy Louisiana, LLC has announced that they have restored power to all customers who can safely receive it after Hurricane Delta brought heavy rain and high winds to nearly every corner of the state.

SBA opens virtual recovery centers today

The U.S. Small Business Association has the announced that they are ready to assist Louisiana businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Delta, and they have opened virtual recovery centers on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Pres. Trump approves Gov. Edwards request for federal assistance related to Delta

  Calcasieu Coroner’s Office sustains additional damage due to Hurricane Delta

  Veteran-based group helps those in need post-Laura, Delta

BECi in final stages of restoration

CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital reopens emergency department

  Port of Lake Charles declares state of emergency

Those with NFIP can appeal flood claims within 60 days of denial

Hurricane Laura survivors with National Flood Insurance Policies who filed a Proof of Loss and whose claims were denied either partially or in full, can appeal. Survivors have 60 days from the date of the insurer’s denial letter to appeal the decision.

  Cameron schools working again to reopen after another hurricane

Cameron school officials did a quick overview of assessments and will move into the reconstruction and repair phase to get schools to reopen as quickly as possible.

FEMA rental assistance options available

FEMA rental assistance provides temporary financial help so disaster survivors have somewhere to live while they make plans for permanent housing.

State officials: Don’t pay contractors before work is finished

Two state officials say they are receiving complaints of contractors requesting full payment of insurance settlements before any work is completed in the aftermath of hurricanes Laura and Delta.

Louisiana lawmakers discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Delta

For the second time in as many months, Louisianians are picking up the pieces from a devastating hurricane.

Calcasieu updates on hurricane recovery - Oct. 14, 2020

Calcasieu officials will hold a briefing on Southwest Louisiana’s recovery from hurricanes Laura and Delta at 4 p.m. today.

Curfew lifted in Calcasieu, Beauregard

Calcasieu and Beauregard officials announced Wednesday that curfews put in place after Hurricane Delta have been lifted.

Gov. Edwards requests Major Disaster Declaration from federal government for Hurricane Delta

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday, Oct. 14 he has requested a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Delta.

Farmers, LSU AgCenter agents assessing crops in Hurricane Delta’s aftermath

Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six weeks.

  City of Sulphur deals with hurricane damage

City of Sulphur deals with hurricane damage

  Operation BBQ Relief returns to Lake Charles after Hurricane Delta

Operation BBQ Relief returns to Lake Charles after Hurricane Delta

Insurance help center reopens in Lake Charles

An insurance help center is reopening in Lake Charles.

Crews from Oklahoma surveying damage in Beauregard

Beauregard Parish officials are letting parish residents know that crews from Oklahoma are in the area assessing damage from Hurricane Delta.

Thousands without power four days after Hurricane Delta

Power restoration updates as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, following Hurricane Delta.

Beauregard Parish lifts mandatory evacuation, Calcasieu to lift order at noon Tuesday

Beauregard Parish officials have lifted the mandatory evacuation. Calcasieu’s mandatory evacuation order will be lifted at noon Tuesday.

LIVE at 4 p.m.: Calcasieu officials hold briefing on hurricane recovery

Calcasieu officials will hold a briefing on the parish’s recovery from hurricanes Laura and Delta at 4 p.m.

Louisiana reports 2 deaths related to Hurricane Delta

2 killed, 1 seriously burned in 2 fires within about 9 hours in neighboring parishes

  Delta causes heavy flooding in Kayouche Coulee

Surveying the damage today – it’s clear, Laura and Delta were very different storms.

  Neighborhoods in Welsh experience flooding after Hurricane Delta

The town of Welsh saw more than its fair share of rain from Hurricane Delta. A day later, one neighborhood off of Dautel Street was still watching the water rise one to two inches every hour.

Allen Parish suffers extreme flooding post Hurricane Delta

Hurricane Delta’s impact was felt throughout all of Allen Parish.

Update from Memorial Health System

Matt Felder, Director of Communications, Marketing at Memorial Health System has given an update on their services in the aftermath of Hurricane Delta.

Fourteen parishes to close state offices on Monday

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne has announced that state offices in 14 parishes will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in the wake of Hurricane Delta.

Operation Blue Roof available again for six parishes

The State of Louisiana and FEMA have recognized the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon, as some of the hardest hit areas by Hurricane Delta.

Gov. Edwards provides update on state’s response to Delta

Governor John Bel Edwards provides an update on the state’s response to Delta on Sunday, Oct. 11.

  Roads flooded in SWLA post-Delta

As people head back home to clean up, officials are warning the public about flooded areas and floating debris.

Calcasieu Parish school closure update

The Calcasieu Parish School Board has released an update on their schools and the damages they took from Hurricane Delta.

Reason to Smile: Kindness after chaos

Four hurricanes made landfall in Louisiana during 2020. Amid all the chaos that’s been caused, there are acts of kindness happening all around us.

  Gov. Edwards spoke from Jennings after touring damages in SWLA

Gov. Edwards is set to tour the damage brought on to SWLA from Hurricane Delta 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 10.

Mandatory evacuation still in place for Beauregard

A mandatory evacuation will stay in place for Beauregard Parish, but residents who want to return home will not be stopped.

Policy holders subject to one hurricane deductible per season

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is reminding policyholders affected by Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta that the single season named-storm/hurricane deductible law prohibits a homeowner from paying more than one named-storm/hurricane deductible in the same hurricane season.

Calcasieu officials hold 5 p.m. OHSEP briefing after Delta - Saturday, Oct. 10

Calcasieu officials gather today, Oct. 10, to discuss Hurricane Delta, the effects it had on the parish, and what’s next.

BECi suffers substantial damage from Delta

In a recent Facebook post, Beauregard Electric Cooperative Inc. announced that they have once again sustained substantial damage to their infrastructure.

Waste Management to resume normal collection in SWLA

Waste Management has announced that they plan to resume normal collection services in SWLA on Monday, October 12.

Delta leaves hundreds of thousands without power in La.

Hundreds of thousands are without power in Louisiana from Hurricane Delta.

Follow these generator tips to keep you and your family safe

Many of us are used to the sound of a humming generator during hurricane season, but that doesn’t mean we should get too lax with generator safety.

KPLC returns to the air at 6 a.m.

KPLC is back on air for a special edition of Sunrise to cover the aftermath of Hurricane Delta.

  LIVE UPDATES: Hurricane Delta

Tracking Delta

DeRidder Fire Department battles flames at dry cleaners

The DeRidder Fire Department is currently on the scene of a fire at a dry cleaners on Port Street.

Hurricane Delta Twitter Feed

Hurricane Delta Twitter feed.

  Cameron faces the reality of another major hurricane

After Hurricane Laura made landfall, a mandatory evacuation for the lower portions of Cameron Parish was never lifted, and now, almost the entire parish is evacuating as Hurricane Delta approaches.

Jennings SkyCam

Jennings SkyCam

U-Haul offering 30 days of free self storage ahead of Hurricane Delta

U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to Louisiana residents that are impacted by Hurricane Delta.

Lake Charles evacuees from Hurricane Laura worry about Delta

Hurricane Delta has made a sense of limbo even worse for Lake Charles residents who evacuated to New Orleans after Hurricane Laura.

Calcasieu officials hold news conference ahead of Hurricane Delta

OSHEP will be holding a 11:00 a.m. news conference this morning ahead of Hurricane Delta’s landfall.

EVACUATIONS: Mandatory for Calcasieu, Allen, Jeff Davis, Beauregard, most of Cameron

The Beauregard Parish Unified Command Group has issued a voluntary evacuation order for Beauregard Parish residents ahead of Hurricane Delta.