A tropical disturbance has been detected off the coast of Mexico and is likely to make landfall in the south-central Louisiana late on Sunday, June 7th or early on Monday, June 8th.

With the start of hurricane season upon us and in anticipation of likely bad weather, the Acadia Parish Police Jury is providing the following resources to help citizens with preparations.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Acadia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at 337-783-4357.

Emergency/Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Get A Game Plan – Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Ready – US Department of Homeland Security

National Hurricane Center

Roadway Information for Travel – Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

Acadia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Facebook Page

Sand Bag Locations within Acadia Parish

Iota
Location: Iota Barn under the water tower
Time: Friday 7am-10am, Saturday 12pm-2pm, Sunday 12pm-2pm
Restrictions: limit 10 bags per residence, Self-service site

Crowley
Location: 220 Jack Mitchell Rd
Time: Thursday 7:30am-3pm, Friday 7:30am-3pm, Saturday 7:30am-12pm
Restrictions: Valid Driver’s License, Limit 6 bags per driver’s license

Rayne
Location: Rayne Pavilion – 206 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne, LA 70578
Time: Friday 3pm-7pm, Saturday 8am-4pm
Restrictions: None listed

Estherwood
Location: City Barn – 321 Lafayette Ave, Estherwood, LA 70534
Time: Friday Normal Operating Hours
Restrictions: Self-service site, bring own shovel

Parish Locations
Location: Branch Barn (114 Bias Rd), Crowley Barn (247 Roller Rd), Iota Barn (540 Kennedy Ave)
Time: Friday 11am-5:30pm, Saturday 7am-12pm
Restrictions: Self-service site, shovels are limited(Suggested to bring your own), limited to 20 bags per household
Note: Filled bags are available for elderly and handicap on request

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