Nearly all businesses in Morgan City
, about 85 miles (137 kilometers) west of New Orleans, were shuttered with the exception of Meche's Donuts Shop.
Officials predicted Barry would make landfall yesterday morning near Morgan City
as the first hurricane of the season, with the edges of the storm already lashing Louisiana with rain and leaving some coastal roads underwater.
Tropical storm warnings are also posted from the Okaloosa-Walton County border in Florida westward to east of Morgan City
The storm watch extended from the Alabama-Florida border westward to east of Morgan City
, Louisiana, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas.
The 12-mile, storm-hardened line will run from Amelia to Cleco's Bayou Vista substation near Patterson, west of Morgan City
.<br />"We're relying extensively on helicopters and marsh equipment to minimize impact on the wetlands," said Lance Speer, Cleco senior engineer and construction manager for the project.
Knight Oil Tools' predecessor, Knight Specialties, originated in Morgan City
, Louisiana, out of the trunk of founder Eddy Knight's car.
The NHC said a hurricane watch was issued from Morgan City
, Louisiana, to the Mississippi-Alabama border, including metropolitan New Orleans, Lake Pontchartrain, and Lake Maurepas.
Rivala has 1-84 freeway visibility and easy access from the Morgan City
exit approximately two miles south.
More than 22,000 acres in Morgan City
is available on flooded timber; rice, corn, and bean fields; and small brakes.
Dawn was breaking over the bayou when we got to Morgan City
and stopped for breakfast, and Zeke said Mam'selle to her when he opened the door to the cafe.
The acquisition of the United States Galvanizing LLC assets includes six galvanising facilities located in Hurst, Texas; Kennedale, Texas; Big Spring, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Morgan City
, Louisiana; and Kosciusko, Mississippi.