News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Sandbag Update: Aug. 22-23

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AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish Government will distribute sandbags starting on Sunday, Aug. 23, as officials monitor two tropical systems that are expected to send showers and thunderstorms into our area over the next several days.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said sandbags will be

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 [...]


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