News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Hurricane Ida Briefing 8/27/21 At 5 PM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Hurricane Ida

Changes from the last update:

  • Increase to Category 4 with 140 mph at landfall..
  • Increase in storm surge to 10 to 15 ft for areas west of the MS River.

Overview:

  • Hurricane Ida will continue northwest with[...]

Tropical Storm Ida Briefing August 27, 2021 At 11 AM

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Click HERE for an update concerning Tropical Storm Ida.

Changes from the last update:

  • A slight shift in the forecast track to the west.
  • Added a Flash Flood Watch for today as very heavy rain is coming in off of the Gulf of Mexico (additional Flash Flood Watches will likely be issued later)

Overview:

  • Tropical Depression Nine will continue northwest with[...]

Sandbag Distribution Locations Effective This Morning 8/27/2021

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AMITE—In preparation for what is expected to be a Category 3 hurricane approaching the south Louisiana coast this weekend, Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller will open self-serve and ready-made sandbag locations at 15 locations throughout the parish effective this morning, Friday, Aug. 27.

Miller said self-serve sandbag stations will be set up at the[...]

Tropical Storm Ida

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Click HERE for an update concerning Tropical Storm Ida. 

A hurricane reconnaissance aircraft measured winds of 40 miles per hour in this system, which has allowed for the tropical depression to become Tropical Storm Ida. There are no other additional changes.

Changes from the last update:

  • A slight shift in the forecast track to the east.
  • Slight increase in tropical storm and hurricane-force[...]
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