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Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle Issues New Curfew: July 13th, 2019 from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

Tropical Storm Barry

Post Date:07/13/2019 9:30 AM

Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a new curfew for Lafourche Parish residents from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

He urges residents to stay off of the roads, if at all possible. 

We anticipate strong wind gusts to continue and heavy rains to begin this afternoon through the evening hours. 

 

Here are the latest comprehensive updates:

**The Parish President declared a State of Emergency, effective July 10th, 2019, at 3:00 P.M.

**A Hurricane Warning is now in effect for the Louisiana coast from the Mouth of the Pearl River to Morgan City.

**Sandbag locations remain operational throughout the Parish. Sandbag Locations

**Garbage service has been cancelled for Friday and Saturday.  Regularly scheduled garbage service will resume Monday.

(Please pick-up empty cans and do not put out garbage cans for weekend pick-up.)

Please clean out any ditches or culvert areas to allow proper drainage to occur.

**A Mandatory Evacuation was issued for residents and businesses South of the Leon Theriot Flood Gate July 12th, 2019 at 6:00 A.M.  

**LA 1 South of the Golden Meadow Lock has been closed to vehicular traffic due to water overtopping areas of the low-lying roadway.

(Once you evacuate during a mandatory evacuation, you will not be able to return until the order is lifted.)

**The Raceland Recreation Center is OPEN for residents that choose to seek shelter. Shelter Address

(You will need to bring 3 days of water, food, bedding, any medications and I.D.  Minors under the age of 18 require adult supervision.)

**The Galliano and Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridges will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic at 8:30 P.M. until further notice. 

**As Tropical Storm Barry approaches, residents who choose to seek shelter can bring their pets to the shelter.  Pets will need a crate or carrier; as well as, food and water for three days.

 

Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.

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