re: The wife called FEMA today...... - BrerTiger on 8/17/16 at 9:21 pm
[quote]Call and write your federal congressman and senator and ask them for help. They will at least submit a "congressional inquiry" and if it's possible to get an exception or consideration for mitigating circumstances sometimes they come through.[/quote] This isn't bad advice at all. Also, ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: # of homes flooded: Katrina vs '16 Flood? - BrerTiger on 8/17/16 at 9:14 pm
[quote]True, but the OP specifically asked for "flooded homes"[/quote] Good point. At any rate, Katrina is NOLA's worst natural disaster and this is the worst for metro Baton Rouge. Without a doubt and not even close....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: # of homes flooded: Katrina vs '16 Flood? - BrerTiger on 8/17/16 at 9:09 pm
[quote]"Or damaged" That is very vague wording[/quote] It was a hurricane. Flooding isn't their only mode of wrecking shite. There's just a lot more homes in Orleans. That tips the scales quite a bit. Maybe measure percent of homes in Livingston, EBR, Ascension vs. Orleans, Plaquemines, ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: # of homes flooded: Katrina vs '16 Flood? - BrerTiger on 8/17/16 at 9:01 pm
Two seconds on Google: [quote]Besides the death toll, hurricane Katrina left many people homeless as more than 800,000 housing units were destroyed or damaged in the storm. [/quote] Probably three times as many with Katrina. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Old Jefferson flooding? - BrerTiger on 8/14/16 at 11:43 pm
[quote]We live right on Round Oak (toward the front, thankfully) and last we checked (about 2 hours ago) the water was still about 1 ft shy of reaching the top of storm drain in our yard. Our neighbor showed me the one in their yard and the water was 4-6 inches from coming out of the top. [/quote] ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Old Jefferson flooding? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 11:44 pm
[quote]That neighborhood around Batavia is going to be very bad.[/quote] True. But this flood did create an online party for us peeps from that neck of the woods. I loved running wild as a kid in that neighborhood and the surrounding woods. Made us the bad mamma jammas we are today. Or something....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Are river stages directly related to elevation? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 11:24 pm
Damn fine question, OP. This has always confused me too. Here's a good explainer from Jay Grimes: [link=(http://m.wafb.com/wafb/pm_/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=od:KcJpHd6o)]LINK[/link] ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Back flow flooding projections for Shenendoah? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 11:10 pm
[quote] The elevation of most of the homes around Chatsford is around 40 ft. [/quote] Sounds about right. Some of the highest, driest ground in southeast Baton Rouge. Something I learned thanks to the 83 flood. House I grew up in Antioch Villa on the other side of Tiger Bend was probably t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Old Jefferson flooding? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 11:03 pm
[quote]She should be ok close to highland. I'm near Jefferson hwy and Antioch and I'd have to guess that the closest water to me is in the back of Round Oak.[/quote] Thanks for that update. They're on Kindletree not too far from Old Jefferson. They might be okay being so far from Claycut and Manc...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Old Jefferson flooding? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 10:57 pm
[quote]How much more water do you think? I have about a foot and a half before it gets in my house[/quote] I lived on Batavia in 83 and I would GTFO without delay. Amite is five feet higher. That's nothing to play around with. Also a lot more development since 83 in the flood plain....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Old Jefferson flooding? - BrerTiger on 8/13/16 at 10:53 pm
[quote] I lived in the front part of Morel in 83. Water came halfway up my front yard, but never came in house. [/quote] Same for my house on Batavia in 83. Water came halfway up yard. Well graded lot. But most of Morel homes did flood that year, especially past Beekman towards back of neighb...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Steele officially official to AU - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 3:10 pm
[quote]Tuesday, Steele's LSU defense held high-flying Texas Tech to [b]19 points and 189 yards[/b], well below its season average of 46.5 points per game and 588.1 yards per game[/quote] Um......Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: I'm glad we commanded LSU to play Tech. - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 12:03 pm
[quote]Fournette only had 13 carries. Averaged 7.1 ypc[/quote] You didn't seriously think I was impressed by Sam Houston State's defense, did you? It was more a commentary on the buffet of schools at Luby's available for LSU to feast on each year. I'll just sit here on my front porch, amid ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Derrick Henry vs. Leonard Fournette - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 11:57 am
[quote]Can argue about their differences all day but what cannot be disputed is that they are both high-character men who represent their schools and the SEC with tremendous class! [/quote] Amen to that....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Lsu and Missouri admintration don't try to win so they should be cross rivals - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 11:50 am
[quote]Lsu administration says we don't need to keep up in the arms race with a nutrition center even though boosters put up money. lsu administrators says even though no one else makes the athletic department give academics department money we will make athletics give academics 7 millions dollars....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I'm glad we commanded LSU to play Tech. - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 11:42 am
[quote]Congrats to LSU for beating both the 4th and 5th best teams in Texas. [/quote] It's a shame Sam Houston State wasn't on our schedule this year. They actually held Fournette under 100. [img]http://a.espncdn.com/media/motion/2014/0907/evc_20140906_Sam_Houston_State_vs_LSU_17090877/evc...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Your team is 5-7, and there aren't enough bowl teams so your team gets invited - BrerTiger on 12/30/15 at 11:33 am
[quote]Do you accept for the money and bowl practices, or decline because 5-7 teams shouldn't play in bowl games? [/quote] Team vote. [quote]I feel like Mizzou made the correct choice.[/quote] Mizzou had other reasons for making the choice they did. Very strange season to say the least....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Thoughts on miles pushing for extension for Cameron - BrerTiger on 12/24/15 at 4:01 pm
[quote]2013 happened because of mettenberger, Landry, Beckham, hill etc. that offense is gone. [/quote] This. I was so stoked heading into 2013 about the offense. And fairly depressed when Hill, Landry and OBJ all declared for the draft....
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