Storm Information


A news release from the city-parish says sandbags will be available at several locations and barricades will be placed near flood-prone areas across the city. Officials say these roadways will be closed early if high water is reported. Those include:

  • I-110 in Gov. Mansion curves
  • Chippewa St train overpass
  • Wooddale from GSR to Florida Blvd
  • Lobdell from GSR to Florida Blvd
  • S. Acadian @ railroad overpass
  • Burbank @ W. Parker
  • Bluebonnet @ railroad overpass
  • Florida Blvd Service Rd from Littlejohn to Flannery
  • Oak Villa between Wal-Mart and Florida Blvd.
  • S. Sherwood Forest both North and South of I-12
  • Plank @ Harding
  • Scenic @ Beech
  • Scenic Hwy from 72nd and Harding
  • North Blvd at 10th St

Sandbag locations can be found here.

LSU’s campus will be closed Friday. All scheduled classes and events Friday are canceled, including summer camps, testing center appointments, etc. Dining halls will remain open, and students who are currently living in campus residence halls may remain in their buildings.

Evacuation Orders: mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish and parts of Plaquemines Parish. A voluntary evacuation has been called for parts of Lafourche Parish. A voluntary evacuation order is in effect for areas south of the Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow and for Port Fourchon. 

Emergency Contact Phone Numbers / Information

National Hurricane Center – 504.522.7330

National Weather Service – 504.522.7330


Parish Offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness:

Ascension – 225.621.8360
Assumption – 985.369.7386
East Baton Rouge – 225.389.2100
East Feliciana – 225.634.5113
Iberville – 225.687.5140
Pointe Coupee – 225.694.9014
St. Mary – 985.385.2600
Tangipahoa – 985.748.9602
West Baton Rouge – 225.346.1577


Greater Baton Rouge Emergency Services

Louisiana State Police – 225.754.8500
East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office – 225.389.5000
Baton Rouge Police Department – 225.389.2000
LSU Police – 225.578.3231
Louisiana State Fire Marshal – 800.256.5452
EBR Animal Control – 225.774.7700
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
 – 225.379.1100

  • Statewide Road Conditions:  *LSP
  • Road Closures (DOTD) 5-1-1




Medical Attention:


Baton Rouge Metro Airport – 225.355.0333 – Flight info:

Poison Control – 800.256.9822

American Red Cross: 225.291.4533

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