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TPCG Providing Sand And Sandbags For Residents

Thursday March 10, 2016 11:24 am - 2750 Views - Posted By Administration
TPCG Providing Sand And Sandbags For Residents

Houma (March 10, 2016) - Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove has instructed the Parish’s Public Works Division to provide sand and sand bags for those residents who wish to prepare for the possibility of flooding from the severe weather event that may affect Terrebonne Parish through Saturday with excessive rainfall.

Sand and sand bags will be available to residents for self-filling at the following locations beginning at 1PM today. Residents are encouraged to bring their own shovel to fill the sand bags.

  • Grand Caillou Fire Department - Willie Bonvillian Ashland North Station 2671 Grand Caillou Road, Houma
  • Cannata’s Supermarket Parking Lot 6307 West Park Avenue, Houma
  • Upper Dularge Fire Station 1767 Bayou Dularge Road, Bayou Dularge
  • Little Caillou Fire Department - Central Station 5016 Hwy 56, Chauvin
  • Montegut Fire Station 1105 Hwy 55, Montegut
  • Pointe Aux Chene Fire Station 1466 Hwy 655, Pointe Aux Chene
  • Devon Keller Recreation Center 5575 Bayou Black Drive, Gibson
  • West Terrebonne Fire Department - Donner Chacahoula Station 1805 Highway 20, Donner
  • West Terrebonne Fire Department - Central Station 116 Mary Moss, Gibson
  • Bayou Black Fire Department 2820 Savanne Road
  • End of Government Street in Gray (across from Harmony Bridge)

Terrebonne Parish is currently under a Flash Flood Watch until 6PM Saturday and a Coastal Flood Advisory until 6PM tomorrow (Friday) and a Wind Advisory until 6PM this evening. Our area could receive 4 to 7 inches of rainfall with a possibility of up to 13 inches in isolated areas.
Flooding of low-lying areas within the parish will occurring due to tides ranging from 1.5 to 3 feet above normal.

Residents should continue to monitor weather conditions and be prepared for possible road closures due to coastal flooding and excessive rainfall.
The Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness along with local law enforcement and other Parish agencies are continuing to monitor this situation and will be meeting this afternoon to discuss possible emergency actions that may be required for this event.

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