A STATE OF EMERGENCY has been declared for Lafourche Parish due to Tropical Storm Cristobal.
Reposted from Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office:
Due to the forecast path of Tropical Storm Cristobal, a TROPICAL STORM WATCH is now in effect for Lafourche Parish. Tropical storm force winds are possible in our area within the next 48 hours.
All Lafourche Parish citizens, businesses, and property owners should be making efforts now to protect property and prepare for wind damage. Heavy rainfall is expected with this system. Please ensure ditches and catch basins are cleared of any obstructions. Hazardous driving conditions may exist as some roads may become impassible due to rising water or debris.
For anyone in need of sandbags, Lafourche Parish Government has announced sites throughout the parish for self-fill sandbags (please bring a shovel). If you are in need of assistance filling sandbags, please contact the Lafourche Parish Government Emergency Operations Center at (985) 537-7603. Here is the list of sandbag locations:
-- Thibodaux Field Office:
2565 Veterans Blvd.
-- Manchester Manor, Thibodaux:
End of Street
-- Bayou County Club:
End of Fairway Drive, Thibodaux
-- Chackbay Fair Grounds:
-- Choctaw Field Office:
122 Choctaw Barn Road
-- Bayou Boeuf Bridge:
-- Des Allemands Bridge:
Bridge Road at Bayou Road
-- Bayou Blue Recreation Grounds:
Highway 316 South of Highway 182
-- Raceland Ag Grounds Parking Lot:
-- Lockport Field Office:
6236 Highway 308
-- Town of Lockport Barn:
Church Street at First Street
1558 Highway 665
-- Lafourche Fire District #3:
17462 West Main Street, Galliano
-- Oak Ridge Community Park: