BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Here is a list of voluntary/mandatory evacuations that have been announced in parishes that are expected to be hit by Hurricane Ida.
This list is continuously updated. Check back frequently for your parish.
Assumption Parish announced a mandatory evacuation due to Hurricane Ida on Saturday, August 28.
“Residents are urged to stay safe as this has the possibility to be a devastating event for the Parish,” Assumption Parish Police Jury and OEP said in a Facebook post.
Here’s a list of items to bring:
- Masks for every member of the family over the age of 2
- Bedding including pillows
- Your child’s stuffed animal, blanket or other ‘creature comforts’
- Your emergency kit with any foods required to accommodate special dietary needs
Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office:
A mandatory evacuation has been announced for Lafourche Parish on Saturday, August 28. Click here for information from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office here.
Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard has issued a voluntary evacuation notice to residents ahead of Hurricane Ida.
The declaration went into effect at noon Thursday, Aug. 26.
St. Charles Parish:
St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell ordered a recommended evacuation for all of St. Charles Parish and a mandatory evacuation for areas with limited levee protection including Bayou Gauche Island, Kerry’s Point, Cajun Paradise and Lower Des Allemands.
Residents choosing to evacuate should leave no later than Saturday evening.
St. John the Baptist Parish:
St. John the Baptist Parish issued a voluntary evacuation for all of St. John Parish on Saturday, August 28.
A mandatory parish-wide evacuation order was issued in Terrebonne Parish ahead of Hurricane Ida by Parish President Gordon Dove.
The notice goes into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday and a curfew will go into effect at 6 p.m. the same day. The order states that no evacuation shelters will be open in the parish.