News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Press Release - Important Message From Parish President Concerning Hurricane Zeta

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In response to the need created by the approach of Hurricane Zeta, Parish President Robby Miller announced this morning that Tangipahoa Parish will open two last resort evacuation shelters today. 

“With this dangerous storm approaching, we simply will not stand by and fail to protect our most vulnerable residents,” Miller said, adding that these evacuation shelters are truly a [...]

Hurricane Zeta Update - October 28, 2020 4AM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Hurricane Zeta. 

Changes from previous update: 

  • The forecast strength of the system has increased. The forecast now calls for a category 2 strength storm at landfall.

  • Wind impacts have increased across coastal LA, metro New Orleans, and coastal MS.

  • Storm surge values have [...]

Tropical Storm Zeta Update - October 27, 2020 4:45 PM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Tropical Storm Zeta. 

Changes from previous update: 

  • The track has shifted slightly farther west and slightly faster. Note that any further shift west will result in greater impacts across the New Orleans metro and portions of the north shore.

  • Expected impacts have [...]

Press Release - Self Serve Sandbags

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As forecasters continue to track the progress Hurricane Zeta as it heads toward the Gulf, Tangipahoa Parish Government has opened self-serve sandbag locations at fire stations throughout the parish effective Tuesday, Oct. 27th [...]


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