The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising all visitors to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge that Price Lake Road, a primary access point for public outdoor recreation on the western end of the refuge, will be closed Oct.
Ophelia a strong Category 3 Huricane shows a very distinct eye wall visible as the Hurricane moves North. In October we are near the end of Hurricane Season 2011, still there are favored late season areas to watch.
A large Tropical Wave continues to move West-Northwest at 10-15mph through the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. At this time the area remains disorganized with upper level winds not supporting any rapid development.