Hurricane Preparation

In Southeast Louisiana, hurricane season (June 1 - November 30), is one that locals prepare for year-round. It's imperative that both visitors and locals take the necessary precautions as advised by local and state government officials. The information listed on this page is a resource to aid in preparation and possible recovery measures. 


 Follow St. Tammany Parish Government on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information and resources.

Utilize the St. Tammany Corporation resource information sources hub for local businesses, residents, and other community members.

View Cleco's residential - commercial storm center power updates.

Visit a special, temporary website designed for mobile users with weak internet connections.

Access Greater New Orleans Inc. storm center resources.

The information listed on this page is a resource to aid in preparation and possible recovery measures. Please always refer to St. Tammany Parish Government and the Office of the Governor of Louisiana for the most up-to-date and official information. 


Updated June 22, 2023

Information & Resources

St. Tammany Parish Government Resources:

Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness: Click to view Resource Page

Citizens’ Emergency Preparedness Guide: Click for downloadable Guide

Shelter in Place Procedures: Click for downloadable PDF

Special Needs Shelter Information: Dial 985-898-3074

Follow St. Tammany Parish Government on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission Visitor Center: 68099 Hwy. 59, Mandeville, LA 70471. Currently closed until further notice.

Additional Resources:

Louisiana Shelter and Evacuation Information: Text lashelter to 898211

Federal Emergency Management Agency:, dial 1-800-624-FEMA (3362), or download the FEMA app in the Apple Store or Google Play. 

Department of Homeland Security:

Emergency Supply Checklist from FEMA and Click for downloadable PDF

Get a Game Plan:

Local News Channels & Radio Stations:

Traffic Information, Evacuation Routes, and Road Closures:

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development: for road closures, or *511 on your cell phone or (888) ROAD-511 (762-3511).

Louisiana State Police: or dial (985) 893-6242 | *LSP (*577) from your cell phone

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff:, or dial non-dispatch line 985-898-2338

National Weather

Doppler Radar images:

Louisiana Hurricane Evacuation Map


St. Tammany Hurricane Evacuation Route

St. Tammany Parish Evacuation RoutesClick for downloadable PDF