JOPLIN, MÖ. – Hurricane Ida is heading inland. Local authorities trained in disaster relief are now on standby: Seneca Tribe, Quapaw Tribe, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers, GRDA, Craig County, Mayes County, Pryor Okla. Fire and others.
GRDA (Grand River Dam Authority) is helping Louisiana as part of a nationwide mutual relief effort by the American Public Power Association (APPA). You are currently in Lafayette, Louisiana and repairs power lines in case the storms cause damage. You are about 600 miles away.
Sunday afternoon, Mayes County updated the public: “We have some members of our team who are law enforcement, so in order for them to develop their full capabilities in Louisiana, they had to be sworn in … this group is made up of officers from the GRDA, the Seneca Tribe, the Quapaw Tribe, the OK Task Force 1. ”
The Grand River Dam Authority and Mayes County Emergency Management were introduced in convoys on Saturday. Ok Task Force 1 was on its way Port Allen, Louisiana, in the Baton Rouge area.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers from Troop I assigned to Will Rogers Turnpike in northeast Oklahoma are in Monroe, Louisiana.
Hurricane conditions will continue to spread inland tonight in the hurricane warning area over southeast Louisiana. Tropical storm conditions will also spread inland across parts of Louisiana and Mississippi tonight and Monday. A few tornadoes are also possible further north in much of Mississippi and Alabama on Monday.
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