News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Parishwide Curfew In Effect

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AMITE—Due to the impact of Hurricane Ida, Tangipahoa Parish Government will institute a parish-wide curfew starting at 9 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 29, and continuing until 6 a.m., on Monday, Aug. 30.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller encouraged residents to remain indoors, out of harm’s way, as this powerful hurricane comes on[...]

Hurricane Ida Update -- Sunday, August 29, 2021 5AM

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Changes from the last update:

  • Ida is now a category 4 hurricane with winds of 145 mph. (The attached briefing shows 140 mph but an update was sent at 0500.)
  • Storm surge values have been adjusted upward from Port Fourchon to Bay St. Louis.
  • Forecast rainfall amounts have increased and could be in excess of 24" in isolated areas, depending on where bands are set up[...]

Hurricane Ida Update - 5pm CDT

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Here is an update concerning Hurricane Ida.

Changes from the last update:

  • The track has nudged slightly eastward, resulting in slightly higher storm surge totals in Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas

Overview:

  • Hurricane Ida will continue moving across the Gulf of Mexico with continued strengthening expected  
  • Final preparations should be rushed to[...]
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