Latest Storm Updates and Resources

Thank you for visiting Tangipahoa Parish Government's resource page for all things related to the recent storm in action. In addition to this page, you can find the latest information by following us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter, and by Signing Up For Email Alerts.

Huricane Ida Resources:

Disaster Assistance - Register for FEMA Disaster assistance and get more information for disaster resources. Click HERE to see the three ways you can apply.

D-SNAP - Learn more and register for D-SNAP disaster food stamp assistance.

Crisis-Cleanup - Learn more and register for disaster cleanup assistance. You may also dial 844-965-1386 for more information.

Operation Blue Roof - Learn how to apply for No Cost temporary roof covering by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors. DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 15,2021. Download more information HERE.

Catholic Charities’ Ida Hotline - Call to access hurricane benefits you may qualify for and locate services and resources needed for your recovery.

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Resources:

Be Prepared - If you are new to Tangipahoa Parish or the state of Louisiana, we have put together helpful information to make sure you will be prepared for any storm we face.

Tangipahoa Parish Road Closure Map Use this portal to see road closures, flooding, and other information related to the road conditions in Tangipahoa Parish.

River Flood Stage Map - The most up-to-date information on river levels.

Entergy Outages Map - Follow the link and then zoom in or select "Outages by Parish" or "Outages by Zip Code".

Tangi Alert - This is an emergency notification program will provide residents with alerts about any hazardous event. Messages will be sent to residents on their preferred contact paths - cell phone, SMS, home phone, email, fax, pager and more - to ensure real-time access to potentially lifesaving information.

Tangipahoa Emergency Preparedness - The Tangipahoa Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (TPOHSEP) is the coordinating agency for emergency and disaster activities.

Important Hurricane Information - On this page you will find important information on Storm Surge, Landfall, Preperation of Risk, and FAQ'a about what you should do in the event of a Hurricane. It also contains helpful links such as how to build a disaster kit and the Louisiana evacuation map.

Please reference the updates below for the latest Sandbag Distribution Centers and Emergancy Shelter Information.

 

Updates

What a great day in Tangipahoa Parish! We were honored to join our friends at the Amite Chamber as they hosted First Lady Donna Edwards today! Our #TeamTangi family even had a chance to get a photo with her! Another great day in the best parish in all of Louisiana! #TeamTangi
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GOOD NEWS!!! Barricades have been removed and traffic is once again moving across a new bridge on Sisters Road east of Ponchatoula as of Thursday afternoon. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the bridge opened a week ahead of schedule.
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Our friends at the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association recognized one of our #TeamTangi leaders, Missy Cowart, our Director of Accounting and Grants Management.
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β˜”β˜”The National Weather Service forecast calls for a marginal risk of severe weather and heavy rainfall through Thursday. #TeamTangi encourages you to stay weather aware! Learn more πŸ‘‰ https://rpb.li/ARUJ
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β˜”β˜”The National Weather Service forecast calls for a marginal risk of severe weather and heavy rainfall through Thursday. #TeamTangi encourages you to stay weather aware! Learn more πŸ‘‰ https://rpb.li/ARUJ
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Tropical Updates

Sandbags Operations Continue 8/28/2021

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AMITE—In preparation for what is expected to be a Category 4 hurricane approaching the south Louisiana coast this weekend, Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller will continue sandbag operation both self-serve and ready-made sandbag locations at 15 locations throughout the parish.

Miller said self-serve sandbag stations will be set up at the 13 rural fire stations across the parish. Residents are asked to[...]

Recommended Evacuation Due To Threat Of Hurricane Ida

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PONCHATOULA—Due to the forecast track for Hurricane Ida, Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced a “recommended evacuation" to those residents who live south of LA 22 as well as those staying in mobile homes and travel trailers.

“While this is not a mandatory evacuation, I strongly encourage our residents who live in low-lying, flood-prone areas south of LA 22 to prepare now and voluntarily evacuate their homes in advance of landfall and the flood surge that forecasters are predicting with this storm,” Miller said.

Miller said such a voluntary evacuation would[...]

Hurricane Ida Briefing 8/27/21 At 5 PM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Hurricane Ida

Changes from the last update:

  • Increase to Category 4 with 140 mph at landfall..
  • Increase in storm surge to 10 to 15 ft for areas west of the MS River.

Overview:

  • Hurricane Ida will continue northwest with[...]

Tropical Storm Ida Briefing August 27, 2021 At 11 AM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Tropical Storm Ida.

Changes from the last update:

  • A slight shift in the forecast track to the west.
  • Added a Flash Flood Watch for today as very heavy rain is coming in off of the Gulf of Mexico (additional Flash Flood Watches will likely be issued later)

Overview:

  • Tropical Depression Nine will continue northwest with[...]

Sandbag Distribution Locations Effective This Morning 8/27/2021

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AMITE—In preparation for what is expected to be a Category 3 hurricane approaching the south Louisiana coast this weekend, Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller will open self-serve and ready-made sandbag locations at 15 locations throughout the parish effective this morning, Friday, Aug. 27.

Miller said self-serve sandbag stations will be set up at the[...]

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