St. Tammany Parish President, Mike Cooper, his administration and emergency operations personnel continue to prepare for any impacts from Zeta as it moves toward the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center is predicting that Zeta will approach the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. The National Hurricane Center predicts that Tropical Storm Zeta could bring tropical storm force conditions to our area late Wednesday into Wednesday Night. The severity of the threats is dependent on the exact track and intensity.
The St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works will open six self-serve sandbag locations beginning Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. All locations (with the exception of the Old Levee District Site) will have personnel on-hand to assist the elderly or infirmed. Citizens are asked to bring their own shovels, should the ones provided be in use. The Sandbag Locations are the St. Tammany Parish Government- Building on Koop Dr. in Mandeville; the Airport Road Barn on Grantham College Rd in Slidell; the Old Levee District Site on Military Road in Slidell; the Fritchie Barn on 1090 in Pearl River; the Keller Barn on Fish Hatchery Road in Lacombe; and the Covington Barn on N. Florida Street.