New Orleans Events – Thursday, June 22, 2017
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Thursday, Jun. 22 – Tropical Storm Cindy projected to make landfall around the Texas/ Louisiana border before moving inland, with forecasts of maximum sustained winds of nearly 40 mph (plus higher gusts), around three to six inches of rain (with isolated maximums of 12 inches) – possibly causing 'life-threatening' flash flooding, a storm surge of up to three feet above ground level, and possibly tornadoes. Other states expected to be affected by the weather include Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee, with Tropical Storm Warning in effect for High Island, TX, to Morgan City, LA. Storm expected to weaken to tropical depression levels as it moves inland * Storm expected to move further northeast over the next two days, weakening even further as it goes.
Thursday, Jun. 22 – New Orleans City Council meeting, 10:00 a.m.
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, Jun. 22 – Jefferson Community Action Programs 36th Annual Retired Senior Volunteer Program Recognition Luncheon, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, 2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA.
Thursday, Jun. 22 – Louisiana Gov. Edwards speaks on Tropical Storm Cindy – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards meets the Unified Command Group to receive updates on Tropical Storm Cindy, followed by press conference on latest information on the storm, 12:00 p.m.
Location: GOHSEP, 7667 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA.
LATER THIS WEEK
Friday, Jun. 23 – St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister, Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas, Saint Tammany Parish Hospital CEO Patti Ellish, Slidell Market SMH-Ochsner Partnership CEO Bill Davis, and Stirling Properties Development Vice President Townsend Underhill, Sr. announcement of the revitalization of recently closed Louisiana Heart Hospital, 10:30 a.m.
Location: 64030 Highway 434, Lacombe, LA.
Friday, Jun. 23 – Jefferson Parish Councilman Ricky Templet attend 'Parc de Familles' opening celebration, 5:45 p.m.
Location: 6101 Leo Kerner, Lafitte Parkway, LA.
Saturday, Jun. 24 – City of New Orleans’ Youth Study Center hosts a job fair, 10:00 a.m.
Location: 1100 Milton St., New Orleans, LA.
Saturday, Jun. 24 – Wednesday, Jun. 28 – Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Convention.
Location: New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.