Hurricane Delta charges toward Louisiana coast, will make landfall Friday: Latest path

first_imgABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Delta, a dangerous Category 3 hurricane, is charging toward the Louisiana coast and is forecast to make landfall near the same area hit hard by Hurricane Laura in August.Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tweeted overnight, “To the people of Southwest Louisiana, I know you are strong. I also know you’re about to be tested again. Please finish making preparations now. We will get through this.”Louisiana is getting hit by heavy rain already as tropical storm conditions begin on the Texas coast.Delta is expected to weaken slightly before making landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday as Category 2 hurricane.Storm surge — which is especially dangerous — is forecast to be near 11 feet in parts of Louisiana.Winds gusts could reach 100 mph in Lake Charles and southern Louisiana.Rainfall totals could reach 6 to 12 inches Friday, with local areas getting up to 15 inches in southern Louisiana. Flash flooding is expected.Delta is the fourth named storm to make landfall in Louisiana this year.When Hurricane Delta makes landfall, it will break the record for most storms to make landfall in one season in the continental U.S.The other nine named storms that made landfall this season were: Tropical Storm Bertha (South Carolina); Tropical Storm Cristobal (Louisiana); Tropical Storm Fay (New Jersey); Hurricane Hanna (Texas); Hurricane Isaias (North Carolina); Hurricane Laura (Louisiana); Tropical Storm Marco (Louisiana), Hurricane Sally (Alabama); and Tropical Storm Beta (Texas).Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

MPs go back to classroom

first_img Previous Article Next Article Politicians are to receive training for the first time in how to be a minister.A professional development programme for ministers and senior civil servants, devised and run by the Centre for Management Policy Studies, was unveiled by cabinet enforcer Mo Mowlam last week.The first programme includes a series of joint-policy seminars to enable ministers and civil servants to learn alongside one another, focusing on and key issues and practical solutions in developing policy.Mowlam said it would give essential support to ministers and provide policy-makers with access to the best research, evidence and international experience. “These programmes will help government to learn from existing policies and ensure that ministers and civil servants are cultivating the right skills, culture and approaches,” she said.Further seminars focus on spotting successful innovation. Comments are closed. MPs go back to classroomOn 28 Mar 2000 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Bulldogs Sweep Cross Country Sectional Team Crowns At Moores Hill

first_imgAlthough this next week brings Fall Break, the Bulldog XC team will be hard at work preparing for the Regional competition next Saturday at Franklin Community High School. Race time begins at 10 am starting with the varsity boys! This is a new course for us, but we visited it last weekend and it is nice.  Also a great place for spectators!  Come out and cheer on your dogs as they fight to move on to Semi-State!16352The Rushville Lions won The Boys Sectional Title at Connersville. Cambridge City and Hagerstown also qualify for The Regionals. Connersville placed 5th and Franklin County 6th.The Centerville Lady Bulldogs won The Girls Sectional Title at Connersville. Rushville and Franklin County also qualify for The Regionals. 16353 Well, it was quite a bit of change in running conditions this morning for everyone than it has been all season for the XC Sectional competition.  37 degrees, a little windy…but that did not slow down the Batesville Bulldogs!  They had a goal and were not going to let a little bit of weather ruin it.  Both the boys and the girls defended their Sectional titles today winning by quite a gap. The boys took first with an incredible low of 20 points, having their top 5 in the top of 8 the meet.  Greensburg took the runner up honors with 58 points. Other teams advancing to Regional competition next Saturday are Oldenburg Academy (80pts), East Central (98pts) and Jac-Cen-Del (108pts).  The Batesville girls scored 35 points with again Greensburg taking the runner up spot at 53 points. On the girls side it was South Ripley (112pts), South Dearborn (123pts) and East Central (126pts) who will advance to Regionals.  Congratulations to all the teams! In the Ladies race, Greensburg’s Brenner Hannah took the Championship title with an incredible time of 18:27!  Bulldog’s Lily Pinckley took the runner up at a personal best of 19:10, which ties the school record, held by Sarah Poltrack!  Way to go Lily! Ava Hanson came in third (19:42) with Maria Lopez running a personal best of 20:19 claiming the 7th spot.  Trysta Vielring took 11th (20:59) with Madison Rahschulte right behind her in 12th (21:01). Sophie Myers was the 12th Bulldog to make the All-Sectional team placing 16th (21:20) Just missing the top 20 was Liz Loichinger who ran her first race in over a month after coming back from an injuring placing 25th with a respectable time of 22:22.  Congratulations to all the dogs on an awesome start to tournament season!  center_img Batesville had 12 runners make the All-Sectional team!  Ean Loichinger defended his individual Sectional Championship title leading the Bulldogs with a personal best time of 16:09.  He was closely followed by teammate Adam Moster taking the running up spot also running a personal best at 16:16.  Joshua Myers was 4th for the dogs (16:46) with teammate Benjamin Moster close behind with a personal best of 16:52.  Daren Smith was the next Batesville runner to cross the line with a personal best of 17:21 and placing 8th. Dillon Murray was the 6th Bulldog to make the All-Sectional team placing 15th(17:56).  Also running varsity for the dogs was Luke Esser who was 34th (19:03).last_img read more