News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Storm Marco Update - August 22, 6 AM

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Here is an update concerning Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Storm Marco.

Changes from previous update: 

  • There are minor changes in forecast tracks for both storms, and an upward adjustment of the maximum winds of Laura. Tropical Storm Laura's track has shifted slightly west in the north Gulf of Mexico and at landfall in south central Louisiana. The maximum winds of Laura have been raised from 75 mph to 85 mph before landfall Tuesday night and Wednesday. Tropical Storm Marco's track also has shifted slightly west as the [...]

Self-Serve Sandbag Stations Open At Noon On Saturday, Aug. 22

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As forecasters continue to track the progress of two tropical weather systems heading toward the Gulf, Tangipahoa Parish Government will open self-serve sandbag locations at fire stations throughout the parish starting at noon on Saturday, Aug. 22. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said self-serve sandbag stations will be set up at the main fire station in each of the following communities:

Free COVID-19 Mobile Testing

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Tangipahoa Parish in conjunction with its State and Federal Partners offers FREE COVID-19 Mobile Testing on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 through Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM at SELU University Center - 800 W University Ave., Hammond, La. 

Please see the details listed below. 

Additional Restrictions Due To The Rising Cases Of COVID-19

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AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller reminds the public that Governor John Bel Edwards will issue an order that becomes effective Monday, July 13, calling for additional restrictions due to the rising cases of COVID-19 across the state.

Miller said three key changes that will go into effect on [...]


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