Tropical Storm Edouard Intermediate advisory NWS TPC/National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 PM CDT Monday Aug 04 2008

…Edouard moving erratically westward… Tropical Storm condition brushing the Louisiana coast…

A tropical storm warning remains in effect from the mouth of the Mississippi river westward to Port O’Connor Texas.

A Hurricane watch remains in effect from west of Intracoastal  City La to Port O’Connor.

AT 700 PM CDT…0000Z…The center of Tropical Storm Edouard was located near Latitude 2804 North… Longitude 91.6 West.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 45 MPH with higher gusts.  Edouard has not strengthened this evening.  However, it is expected to ve very near Hurricane strength by the time it reaches the coastline during the day tomorrow.  Tropical Storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center.

The next advisory will be issued by the National HUrricane Center at 100 PM CDT.

ORANGE COUNTY Emergency Management Centers

Coordinator Chuck Frazier Orange County E.M.C. 2520 S. Hwy 87 Orange, Texas 77630 409-882-7895  

Assistant Thomas Hennigan Orange County Asst. E.M.C. 115 Border St. Orange, Texas 77630 409-883-2612  

City of Orange Coordinator Ken Kreger City of Orange E.M.C. 501 N. 7th St. Orange, Texas 77630 409-883-1050  

Assistant David Prenzell City of Orange Asst. E.M.C. 501 N. 7th St. Orange, Texas 77630 409-883-1050  

Vidor Coordinator Aleta Copen City of Vidor E.M.C. 1015 Orange St. Vidor, Texas 77662 409-769-4561  

West OrangeCoordinator Mike Stelly City of West Orange E.M.C. 2700 Austin Orange, Texas 77630 409-883-7574  

Rose City Coordinator Ronnie Freeman Jr. E.M.C.City of Rose City E.M.C. 370 Rose City Dr. Vidor, Texas 77662 409-769-6809  

Assistant Jessie Romero City of West Orange Asst. 2700 Austin Orange, Texas 77630 409-883-7574  

Pinehurst Coordinator Dan Robertson City of Pinehurst E.M.C. 3640 Mockingbird Orange, Texas 77630 409-886-2221  

Assistant Ronnie Barrett City of Pinehurst E.M.C. 3640 Mockingbird Orange, Texas 77630 409-886-2221  

Bridge City Coordinator Steve Faircloth City of Bridge City E.M.C. 220 Nitsche Bridge City, Texas 77611 409-735-5028   Assistant Joey Hargrave City of Bridge City Asst. E.M.C. 220 Nitsche Bridge City, Texas 77611 409-735-5028  

Pine Forest Coordinator Wayne Hanks City of Pine Forest E.M.C. 155 LeeAnn St. Vidor, Texas 77662 409-786-4100  

AMERICAN RED CROSS 1-800-395-5465 Orange Chapter 409-883-2322  

Public Transportation Assembly Sites for ORANGE COUNTY Evacuees

Requiring Public Transportation Should Proceed To The Assembly

PointsListed Below:(Listen For Public Service Announcements)  

FACILITY ADDRESS   LITTLE CYPRESS: Little Cypress Mauriceville High School 7327 North Hwy 87 Little Cypress Junior High School 6765 FM 1130  

MAURICEVILLE: Mauriceville Middle School 19952 FM 1130  

WEST ORANGE: West Orange-Stark Intermediate School 2020 Western Avenue  

BRIDGE CITY: Bridge City High School 300 Bower  

VIDOR: Vidor ISD Transportation Bus Barn 495 Orange Street        

Entergy                                               Customer Service and Emergencies 1-800-ENTERGY (368-3749)                                                             Power Outage 1-800-9OUTAGE (968-8243)  

Emergency Management                         409-882-7895                                                                         www.co.orange.tx.us/OCEmergManagement.htm

Orange County Sheriff Department            409-883-2612   The number to call for road conditions on state highways is 1-800-452-9292.