St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 3

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 3

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Noon 
 *New updates are in bold  
 
Weather: 
  • St. John is now under a Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch.
  • Landfall is currently forecast over Cameron Parish as a Category 3 Hurricane on Friday afternoon.
  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds of 40 + mph and storm surge are possible for our area Thursday night - Saturday.
Preparations:
  • Gather supplies (non-perishable food and water) for at least three days.
  • Secure outdoor items and once trash is collected, secure bins.
  • Remove debris/trash near catch basins and drains as well as pick up tree limbs in yards.
  • Prepare for possible loss of power. If you use a generator to power your home, please do safely.
Sandbag sites are open until 7:00 p.m.
Self-serve locations:
  • St. John Community Center - LaPlace
  • Railroad Avenue Fire Station - Reserve
  • Ezekiel Jackson Park - Garyville
  • Juan Anthony Joseph Memorial Park - Edgard
  • Wallace Fire Station
  • Lucy Fire Station
  • Pleasure Bend Fire Station
Pre-filled sandbags for elderly and disabled:
(Limit 10 pre-filled).
  • 425 Captain G. Bourgeois, LaPlace
Stay Connected:
  • Parish website at Sjbparish.com, the Government Access Channel (15/99), Facebook & Instagram.
  • Text SJPWEATHER to 888-777 for latest on Hurricane Delta.
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