St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 6

Hurricane Delta - Advisory 6

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.  
  • Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Warnings in effect.
  • Tropical Storm winds of 39-73 mph are possible as early as tomorrow morning. Rainfall, coastal flooding and tornadoes remain a threat.
  • Emergency declaration in place.
  • All Parish government buildings and the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse are closed Friday, October 9, 2020.
  • All public and private schools are closed Friday, October 9, 2020.
Garbage Services
  • Garbage services are running as scheduled.
Finalize Preparations
  • Ensure you have an emergency supply kit.
  • Secure outdoor items and once trash is collected, secure bins.  
  • Remove debris/trash near catch basins and drains.
  • Prepare for possible power outages.  
Stay Connected
  • Parish website at, the Government Access Channel (15/99), Facebook & Instagram. 
  • Text SJPWEATHER to 888-777 for the latest on Hurricane Delta.
  • Monitor weather and news stations.




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