St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 4

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 4

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 4
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. 
  
  • St. John is under a Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch.  
  • Hurricane Delta is currently forecast to make landfall near Central/Southwest Louisiana as a major Hurricane on Friday afternoon. (This could change.) 
  • Rainfall, strong winds of 40 + mph and storm surge are possible in our area Thursday night - Saturday.  
  • Emergency declaration in place.
     
    Prepare & Monitor  
  • Ensure you have an emergency supply kit at home (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.
     
    Sandbag sites are open until 7:00 p.m. Sandbag sites will be closed tomorrow.
    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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