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  • Tropical Storm Lee exposes old oil from BP spill

    September 13, 2011 9:37 AM

    PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - BP PLC is sending cleanup crews back to Fourchon Beach because erosion from Tropical Storm Lee unearthed miles of tar balls, tar mats and abandoned cleanup equipment left from last year's oil spill. Six task forces - 90 workers and 17 technicians - will work... more »
  • Cypremort Point: "Lucky" to see little damage after Lee

    September 5, 2011 11:17 PM

    Finally some sunshine and clear weather, but Labor Day wasn't exactly a "day-off" for people in Cypremort Point where some camps saw as much as three-feet inside. For the most part, Lee didn't create many problems. Some campers even say they're "lucky" to see that little water after an... more »
  • Aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee

    September 5, 2011 7:32 PM

    In Evangeline Parish, we learned Lee not only left behind huge piles of debris but the storm also left many people without electricity. Residents on Crooked Creek Parkway say they felt the effects of the storm and are now dealing with the aftermath. Ted Guillory says he expected some heavy... more »
  • Delcambre Flood Waters Recede Quickly

    September 5, 2011 6:57 PM

    Tropical Storm Lee impacted Louisiana's coast with plenty of rain and wind. While most of Acadiana did not see the full potential of the storm, some communities found themselves underwater. In Delcambre, several streets closed off due a foot or more of flooding. But on Monday, conditions were all dried... more »
  • Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Loses Money After Tropical Storm Lee

    September 5, 2011 6:42 PM

    Over the weekend, the attendance at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City was low, which was an upset for many of the vendors. It's been a big money maker is past years, but this year the economic impact may be worse than Tropical Storm Lee itself. Two... more »
  • Cypremort Point Aftermath

    September 4, 2011 11:51 PM

    As expected, coastal areas of Acadiana dealt with floods Sunday, and one area also hard hit was Cypremort Point. Just after one am in Cypremort Point, the wind started whipping harder and the water started rising. "We had some pretty serious squalls that came through like feeder band... more »
  • Lee brings flood waters to Delcambre

    September 4, 2011 7:09 PM

    A lot of rain throughout Acadiana but not much wind or flooding. That's not the case in Delcambre where people are looking at one to two feet of water creeping toward their homes and the water is still rising. "Every time the wind blows out the south, we get... more »
  • Shrimp and Petroleum Fest. weathers storm

    September 2, 2011 11:18 PM

    Rain, Rain and even more rain. That's what you'll find at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival this weekend but it's not stopping some people from having a good time. One festival goer says he's been there since 5 in the morning, "once you start partying, everybody will be... more »
  • Cypremort Point Braces for Storm

    September 2, 2011 11:12 PM

    People down in Cypremort Point are already taking precautions as Tropical Storm Lee inches toward the bay. During the day Friday, Lee didn't seem too threatening in Cypremort Point, but people there aren't taking any chances. "There had to be over a 100 boats left today, there was some... more »
  • St. Mary Parish doing more "watching" than preparing

    September 2, 2011 10:58 PM

    "This area has been doing this for a long time." St. Mary Parish OHSEP Director Duval Arthur says, "this Parish knows what to expect from rain and high water." Arthur says St. Mary Parish is not getting ready just yet for a storm that could bring up to 20-inches... more »

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