NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane watches have been issued in every parish east of Grand Isle. Every parish west of Grand Isle is under a tropical storm watch.
Hurricane Delta will enter the Gulf this afternoon and strengthen back to a Cat 4 storm by Thursday.
Landfall is still expected around Fri. afternoon/evening in Louisiana. The track has shifted west and more toward SW Louisiana. However, impacts are still possible in SE Louisiana.
Here is a list of sandbag locations available ahead of the storm:
No ID required, assistance will be available for people with special needs. Masks are required. Sandbags are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, and City officials say sand could run out within four hours of opening.
Sandbags will be available at the following locations starting Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 8 a.m.
- Arthur Monday Center - 1111 Newton St.
- Dryades YMCA - 2220 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
- Milne Recreation Center - 5420 Franklin Ave.
- Maria Goretti Church - 7300 Crowder Blvd.
- Mid-City Library - 4140 Canal St.
Officials are working on adding a sixth sandbag location in the Lower Ninth Ward, but did not have a location ready Tuesday afternoon.
St. James Parish
Five self-service sandbagging locations will Wednesday, Oct. 7 in the morning. Sand and bags are available; please bring a shovel to fill sandbags.
- Grand Point Fire Station - 32122 Highway 642 Paulina, LA 70763
- Vacherie Fire Training Center - 29126 Health Unit St. Vacherie, LA 70090
- Kingview Street Fire Station - 8120 Kingview Street, St. James, LA 70086
- Gramercy Water Plant - 407 East Jefferson Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052
- Lutcher Water Plant - 1132 Lutcher Avenue, Lutcher, LA 70071
St. John the Baptist Parish
In preparation for Hurricane Delta, Parish President Hotard will open sandbag locations Oct. 6 at 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sandbag sites will reopen Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- St. John Community Center - LaPlace
- Railroad Avenue Fire Station (near Riverside Academy) - Reserve
- Ezekiel Jackson Park - Garyville
- Juan Anthony Joseph Memorial Park - Edgard
- Wallace Fire Station
- Lucy Fire Station
- Pleasure Bend Fire Station
Pre-filled sandbags for elderly and disabled:
425 Captain G. Bourgeois, LaPlace
(Limit 10 pre-filled)
St. Tammany Parish
The St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works will open six self-serve sandbag locations beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
All locations will re-open Wednesday, October 7, 2020 and Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7 a.m. and remain open until 6 p.m.
St. Tammany Parish Government- Building
21410 Koop Dr., Mandeville
St. Tammany Parish Public Works- Airport Road Barn
34783 Grantham College Rd, Slidell, La
The Old Levee District Site (those who need assistance, visit Fritchie Barn)
61134 Military Road (Hwy 190) Slidell, La.
St. Tammany Parish Public Works- Fritchie Barn
63119 Highway 1090 in Pearl River
St. Tammany Parish Public Works Barn- Keller Barn
63131 Fish Hatchery Road, Lacombe
St. Tammany Parish Public Works Barn- Covington Barn
1305 N. Florida Street, Covington
The Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government is making sand and sandbags available starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the following locations. Residents are advised to bring their own shovels:
Adult Softball Complex
9544 East Main Street, Houma
Bobtown Vounteer Fire Station
4717 Grand Caillou Road
2814 Senator Street
Upper Dularge Fire Station
1767 Bayou Dularge Road
Bayou Black Fire Station
2820 Savanne Road
Village East Fire Station
100 Development Street
6307 West Park Avenue
Montegut Fire Station
1105 Highway 55
St. Ann Church, Bourg
4355 Highway 24
Ward 7 Citizens Club Chauvin
5006 Highway 56
Donner Community Center
361 Azalea Drive
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
West Terrebonne Fire Station
110 Merry Moss Street, Gibson
Knights of Columbus Hall
1558 Highway 655, Pointe-aux-Chenes
Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
346 Civic Center Blvd.
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