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According to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security, we can experience tropical storm winds as early as tomorrow night. The timing of these storms arriving will likely be close and not give us much of a break.
If you are planning on leaving town, please leave your home packed with no outside items that could become dangerous projectiles. If your home is under construction make sure all construction items are tied down.
Be prepared to hunker down for several days. The biggest problems we will face are flooding, power outtages and downed trees. Because of standing water, it may take a while for crews to get out and make repairs.
At this time they are both supposed to be Category 1 but there is no guarantee. Be prepared. You can click on “Hurricane Preparedness” on the front of our website, www.cityofmandeville.com for check llsts on things to do as well as the National Hurricane Center’s map to track the storm.
St. Tammany Parish Government has announced the opening of Koop Drive as a sandbag location beginning Sunday, August 23, 2020. Residents are asked to bring their own shovels in case all shovels provided are in use. In addition, residents are asked to limit the number of sandbags to 15 per vehicle. The location will be open from dawn to dusk.
St. Tammany Parish Government Building
21410 Koop Dr., Mandeville
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Take care and be safe,