State - LA (Louisiana)

Reaching the Unreachable - No One is Ever Forgotten

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:59
Naples, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2017) – When you still have critical needs more than a week after the storm has passed, when you feel like you're one of the last ones to have your power restored, and when you feel like the last one to be asked "how are you doing," you grow used to feeling forgotten. So, when you hear the sound of a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) making its way down your narrow street, which is partially hidden by tree [READ MORE]

Salvation Army Harvey Update Houston, Tuesday, Sept. 19

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:26
Houston, Texas (September 18, 2017) - Salvation Army workers from across the United States and Canada continue to serve in Houston supporting efforts in the area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Twenty-one (21) mobile kitchens and response teams, with an average individual capacity to each serve 1,000 meals per day, continue to provide hot meals, snacks, and hydration to Hurricane Harvey survivors, in addition to clean-up kits and other supplies. [READ MORE]

Bonita Springs Receiving Much-Needed Help

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:50
(Bonita Springs, FL) - The Salvation Army has been serving lunch and dinner to residents in Bonita Springs who have traveled in thigh-high water, some in boats, to receive a hot meal and hydration. A number of blocks in the area are still without power. Don Manley, Estero, FL resident and member of the local Rotary Club was in the area to lend a helping hand. After Don Manley and his wife finished working in the shelters in Lehigh [READ MORE]

Martin County Salvation Army happy to help wherever needed across wide area

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:14
Fort Pierce, FL. – Four short months ago, The Salvation Army of Martin County, Florida’s service area was enlarged, adding St. Lucie County to the north. Corps Officers, Captains Samuel and Christine Kim knew their lives would be busier than before. Little did they know Hurricane Irma would have something to say about that. Luckily for the Kims, Stuart, Florida where their Corps is located received very minimal damage. They’ve [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Prepares for Impact of Hurricane Maria

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:36
(West Nyack, NY) - Families and individuals in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are having to face another round of potential devastation, threatened by Hurricane Maria. The Salvation Army continues to provide food and hydration to the affected residents. To ensure the charity is prepared to serve following Hurricane Maria, The Salvation Army is working with local and national partners, like UPS, to send containers of water, food, and vital supplies [READ MORE]

Care Will Continue After the Last Canteen Rolls Away

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:27
Middleburg, FL (September 19, 2017)— Vernon is 79 years old and a veteran who spent two years in Vietnam. His eyes are clear blue and his smile is wide. He is a widower who lives alone on Black Creek in a single-wide trailer on the lot he and his wife bought 40 years ago. A long dirt driveway leads to his house which is partly hidden by trees. Wide wooden stairs lead up to the house and lattice skirts the ten-foot gap between his home-on-stilts and [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Comes Full Circle for Port Aransas Resident

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:17
Port Aransas, Texas (September 18, 2017) - “My house is pretty much at a total loss,” said Hurricane Harvey survivor David Beane. Like many other Port Aransas residents, the storm tore off the roof of David’s home and caused severe water damage. “I’m actually in the water damage business,” said David, "so I’ve kept pretty busy taking care of everybody else.” [READ MORE]

Remnants of Lee Graphics

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:29

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:29:38 GMT


Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:29:38 GMT

Remnants of Lee Information by ATCF XML Prototype

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:39
Issued at Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:39:46 GMT. This is only a prototype and the file format may change without notice.

Summary for Remnants of Lee (AT4/AL142017)

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:39
...LEE HAS DEGENERATED INTO A REMNANT LOW... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 11:00 PM AST Mon Sep 18 the center of Lee was located near 15.1, -43.0 with movement NW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

Remnants of Lee Public Advisory Number 17

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:39
...LEE HAS DEGENERATED INTO A REMNANT LOW... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY...
Location: 15.1°N 43.0°W
Max sustained: 30 mph
Moving: NW at 9 mph
Min pressure: 1007 mb

Issued at 1100 PM AST Mon Sep 18 2017

Piercing the Darkness: Shining a Light into the Community

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:22
Naples, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2017) – Clervania Lahens wasn’t expecting much for her birthday gift – perhaps some dark chocolate or a lovely bouquet of wildflowers.  She would have even settled for a few moments of peace and quiet, especially since she shares her home with her husband and two sets of twins ages 3 and 15, as well as her other children ages 5, 11, 17, and 20. Never in her wildest dreams would she have believed her birthday gift would [READ MORE]

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