Coast Guard shallow water response teams deploy to Covington, Louisiana

Coast Guard shallow water response teams deploy to Covington, Louisiana
A shallow water response team from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah prepares flood response gear in Covington, Louisiana, July 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Magee) COVINGTON, La. – Three shallow water response teams have deployed and pre-staged in Covington, Louisiana, ready to respond after Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall, Friday. Three additional...

Coast Guard pre-stages assets for Tropical Storm Barry

Coast Guard pre-stages assets for Tropical Storm Barry
Members at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans preparing their assets to respond to Tropical Storm Barry, July 12, 2019. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Barry continues to move inland, Friday. Personnel in the Eighth Coast Guard District are pre-staging assets in safe and nearby locations to prepare...

Coast Guard continues preparations for Tropical Storm Barry

Coast Guard continues preparations for Tropical Storm Barry
Members from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma and Marine Safety Unit Morgan City filled sandbags for the public to use in preparation for Tropical Storm Barry, July 11, 2019. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard continues to monitor port conditions and strategically pre-stage response teams along the Gulf Coast region as Tropical Storm Barry hovers offshore Friday. Port conditions change based on weather...