New Orleans Events – Wednesday, June 21
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, June 21.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority meeting, 9:30 a.m.
Location: State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – City of New Orleans’ Youth Study Center hosts a job fair, 10:00 a.m.
Location: 1100 Milton St., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – POSTPONED – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivers state of the City Address, Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave, New Orleans, 10:30 a.m.
Location: New Orleans.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – Mayor Mitch Landrieu and local officials will give an update on activity related to Tropical Storm Cindy, 11:00 a.m.
Location: City Hall, Mayor’s Press Room, 1300 Perdido St.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – 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.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – POSTPONED – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Office of Economic Development hosts 'Connecting to Customers: how to plug your business into the $7 Billion tourism economy for free,' 1:30 p.m.
Location: Norman Mayer Branch Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – POSTPONED – EngageNOLA's 'Talk with the Mayor' regarding the future of New Orleans, Peoples Health Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, 5:30 p.m.
Location: New Orleans.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – Saturday, Jun. 24 – American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference on Immigration Law.
Location: New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, Jun. 21 – Sunday, Jun. 25 – Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly.
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
LATER THIS WEEK
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 60 mph (plus higher gusts), around six to nine 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 (possibly even four feet), and possibly tornadoes. Other states expected to be affected by the weather include Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, with Tropical Storm Warnings in effect for San Luis Pass, TX, to the Alabama/ Florida border, Metropolitan New Orleans, and Lake Pontchartrain.