St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Hurricane Sally Update: Monday, September 14 - 5:00 p.m

Hurricane Sally Update: Monday, September 14 - 5:00 p.m

  • Hurricane & Storm Surge Warnings are still in effect. 
  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surge are the greatest threats through Wednesday. 
  • Emergency Declaration in place.  
Closures: 
  • Parish offices, the Courthouse, traffic court and all public & private schools are closed Monday and Tuesday.  
Preparations:  
  • Please finalize all preparations.
  • Crews are out working and will be throughout the remainder of the event.  
Sandbag Sites will reopen Tuesday at 8:00 am until weather permits.  
 
Self-Serve Locations 
Please bring a shovel.   
  • St. John Community Center - 2900 Hwy 51 - 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  
Garbage Service:   
  • Garbage is suspended for Tuesday. Tuesday's route will be picked up Friday.
Power Outages:  
  • Power outages are possible. Prepare for loss of power and download Entergy APP to stay updated.  
Stay Connected: 
  • Sjbparish.com, Government Access Channel (15/99), Facebook & Instagram.
  • For weather alerts, text SJPWEATHER to 888-777.
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