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Tropical Storm Nate

Post Date:10/05/2017

For Immediate Release: Tropical Storm Nate 


In preparation for #TSNate, the Parish President has declared a State of Emergency effective 12 p.m. 10-5-17.

Lafourche Parish Government will provide residents up to 25 pre-filled sandbags as supplies last at the following field office locations during standard business hours (6am-5pm) today and tomorrow.

  • Thibodaux Field Office: 2565 Veterans Blvd.
  • Raceland Field Office: 129 Texas St
  • Choctaw Field Office: 122 Choctaw Road
  • Bayou Blue Field Office: 104 Myrtle Place
  • Lockport Field Office: 6236 Hwy 308
  • Galliano Field Office: 128 West 97th Street

In addition, sand and bags are available for self-fill by residents at all field offices and the following satellite locations 24-7 (bring shovel):

  • Lafourche Fire District #3 Central Station: 17462 West Main, Galliano
  • Oak Ridge Community Park: Golden Meadow
  • Lockport Field Office: 6236 Hwy 308, Lockport
  • Raceland AG Grounds parking lot: Texas Street
  • Thibodaux Field Office: 2565 Veterans Blvd.
  • Bayou Blue Recreation Grounds: Hwy 316 South of Hwy 182
  • Choctaw Field Office: 122 Choctaw Barn Road
  • Bayou Bouef Bridge: Hwy 307
  • Chackbay Fair Grounds: Hwy 304


Residents are advised to pick up all loose items from their yards which may be blown around by the potentially high winds. In addition, please check all the ditches and catch basins around your home to insure that our drainage infrastructure is able to handle any heavy rain this system generates.


Please contact us to share information or to request assistance. Our Office of Emergency Preparedness and key personnel will remain available through the duration of the storm.


Local Office Switchboards:

985-446-8427 (Thibodaux)

985-537-7603 (Mathews)


Toll Free Switchboards:

800-834-8832 (Thibodaux)

800-794-3160 (Mathews)

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