MAF Status

Welcome to the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) Status web site. This web site is here as a one-stop source for weather and status information for the MAF Center and surrounding New Orleans area

MAF Status as of Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:11am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

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The facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled
MAF Status as of Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:16am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

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The Facility is open for normal operations.
MAF Status as of Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:54am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

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Facility is open for normal operations.
MAF Status as of Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:01am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

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Facility is open for normal operations.
MAF Status as of Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:58am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

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MAF is open under normal conditions.
MAF Status as of Monday, October 8, 2018 - 8:30am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

HURRCON: Condition IV

Expectation of winds 58 MPH or greater within 72 hours (Assume a general state of readiness.)

Status Details:
Tropical Storm and Hurricane watches were hoisted by NHC but at this time there are no watches in effect for our area. The Tropical Storm watch goes to the Mississippi/Alabama border. There are no watches in effect for our coastal waters yet either but if there is any adjustments west these will likely need to be issued later today, mainly the outer waters 20-60nm out from shore. Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect for east-facing shores of Louisiana and Mississippi.
MAF Status as of Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 4:18am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

HURRCON: Condition V

Normal condition during hurricane season from June 1 to November 30 each year.

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The NASA Michoud Assembly Facility will reopen for NORMAL OPERATIONS at 0530 hours, Wednesday, September 05, 2018. Employers should communicate specific Agency/Company return instructions to their employees immediately.
MAF Status as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Current Status: Facility Closed

The Michoud Assembly Facility is closed to all work activities. Only security and emergency operations crews will be allowed on the facility. All Michoud employees and tenants on the facility will be sent home. Those attempting to enter the facility will be turned away.

HURRCON: Condition II

Expectation of sustained winds 58 MPH within 24 hours. (Preparations for arrival of tropical storm/hurricane are complete.)

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Effective at 12:00 PM Central Time September 4th 2018, the Michoud Assembly Facility is closed to all activity.
MAF Status as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:48am
Current Status: Facility Open - Special Work Status

Due to adverse conditions at the facility or in the community, selected Michoud work activities are suspended, while others continue as specified. Other information will follow.

HURRCON: Condition III

 Expectation of sustained winds 58 MPH or greater are possible within 48 hours. (Preparations for arrival of tropical storm/hurricane are in progress.)

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Due to the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Gordon, the Michoud Assembly Facility will close today at 1200 hour CST.
MAF Status as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 7:57am
Current Status: Facility Open

The Michoud Assembly Facility is open and all work activities continue as scheduled.

HURRCON: Condition IV

Expectation of winds 58 MPH or greater within 72 hours (Assume a general state of readiness.)

Status Details:
TS Gordon is expected to strengthen into a category 1 hurricane before landfall on the northern Gulf Coast tonight/early Wednesday morning. Threats will include strong/damaging winds, coastal flooding and heavy rainfall, with the main impacts occurring from late this afternoon through Wednesday. Potential for winds of 70-80 mph mainly across the MS Coast. 40-70 mph for the remainder of the area, mainly east of I-55. Coastal inundation of 3 to 5 feet possible along the open coast from Shell Beach across the Mississippi Coast with 2 to 4 feet from the mouth of the Mississippi River to Shell beach and 1 to 2 feet in the tidal lakes and west of the Mississippi River. Rainfall totals of 4-8 inches is possibly mainly along Mississippi coast with isolated higher amounts in rain bands. Heaviest rain will fall this afternoon through Wednesday.

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