Some areas of Jefferson Parish, such as Grand Isle and Lafitte, are more vulnerable to hurricanes than others.
But all residents of the parish need to know what the parish is doing to help protect them when a storm threatens.
Colonel David Dysart, the director of Emergency Management for Jefferson Parish, was in the studio with more information.
To learn more about hurricane preparedness in Jefferson Parish, call the Department of Emergency Management at 349-5360 or log on to jeffparish.net.
Businesses should sign up now for re-entry placards to speed up their recovery after a storm. The placards can be found on jumpstartjefferson.com.