Sheriff Tim Soignet will enforce a curfew for all areas south of the Morganza to the Gulf levee system effective 6PMon Tuesday, October 27, 2020 until further notice.
Sand and sandbags available in the following locations. Please bring your own shovel if you plan to fill sandbags.
Adult Softball Complex, 9544 East Main Street (Houma)
Bobtown Vounteer Fire Station, 4717 Grand Caillou Road (Houma)
Mechanicville Gym, 2814 Senator Street (Houma)
Upper Dularge Fire Station, 1767 Bayou Dularge Road (Houma)
Bayou Black Fire Station, 2820 Savanne Road (Houma)
Village East Fire Station, 100 Development Street (Houma)
Cannata's West, 6307 West Park Avenue (Houma)
Montegut Fire Station, 1105 Highway 55 (Montegut)
St. Ann Church, 4355 Highway 24 (Bourg)
Ward 7, 5006 Highway 56 (Chauvin)
Donner Community Center, 361 Azalea Drive (Donner)
Devon Keller Memorial Center, 5575 Bayou Black Road (Gibson)
Public Works North Campus, 206 Government Street (Gray)
Gibson East Fire Station, 5218 North Bayou Black Drive (Gibson)
West Terrebonne Fire Station, 110 Merry Moss Street (Gibson)
Knights of Columbus Hall, 1558 Highway 655 (Pointe-aux-Chenes)
Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd (Houma)
The Houma Municipal Auditorium, located at 800 Verrett Street in Houma, will be available as an evacuation shelter beginning 10AM on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 for those residents who have evacuated from low-lying areas of the parish. Evacuees should bring sufficient food, water, bedding, baby formula, and other necessary personal items to last 3 days. If transportation is needed to the shelter, please call (985) 873-6357 to arrange pick-up after 10AM on Wednesday. Household pets brought to the Houma Municipal Auditorium will be registered with the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter and kept there until reunited with owners.
Sometimes common sense prevails in preventing flood damage. Sometimes flood damages are from openings in the house that could be sealed or appliances that could be raised at a minimal cost, but with 2 inches of water were destroyed. The attached flier has some helpful suggestions about how to prevent losses from low level flooding. Some of these changes may also have a positive effect on your flood insurance premium. Call your insurance agent for more information on specific savings for water heater placement, etc.
Anyone needing to know their flood zone may be able to find that through their insurance agent, or the LSU Agricultural Center updated Website at http://maps.lsuagcenter.com/floodmaps/?FIPS=22109. If you prefer call Lisa Ledet, Parish Floodplain Manager at 985-873-6567.