The 5th Season - Complete Report
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  Families and officials adjust hurricane preps and response due to COVID-19

Louisianans know all about hurricane season; it’s just part of the price of admission to live here. This season feels different, though. It’s not just the potential for storms. It’s also the cloudy forecast around us with the coronavirus.
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  2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

For the sixth consecutive year, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start, as Tropical Storm Arthur sideswiped the outer Banks of North Carolina and Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall in South Carolina.
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  What happened with Hurricane Barry?

A cluster of thunderstorms in Kansas would eventually become a hurricane making landfall in Louisiana in mid-July in 2019. All the time, forecasters say, “No two storms are alike.” And that is incredibly true for Hurricane Barry.
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  Experts weigh-in on stress of dealing with COVID-19 and hurricane season

June 1 is the official start of hurricane season and we’re about to add another six months of uncertainly to a year that’s already overwhelmed many. What does one have to do with the other - anything or everything? The question was posed to two experts and their answers may provide you some guidance
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  2020 Hurricane Season marks 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season will mark 15 years since the deadliest storm in Louisiana’s history. Hurricane Katrina brought devastation ashore on August 29, 2005.
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  Watching higher Mississippi River levels

High water along the Mississippi River appears to be happening more frequently and staying around longer. This year marks an unprecedented fifth straight year with the river at Baton Rouge rising above 40′.
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  Flood insurance reminder for 2020 hurricane season

Every year for hurricane season, residents are reminded about how important it is to have flood insurance. This year, because of the coronavirus, there’s some extra help for those who haven’t gotten around to it.