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MAJOR HURRICANE EXPECTED FOR LANDFALL DURING WEEKEND..
Lafourche Parish officials are enacting a voluntary evacuation for the entire parish. Residents who live in low-lying areas, mobile homes and RVs are especially vulnerable, parish officials said.
Port Fourchon issued a recommended evacuation.
A shelter in Raceland will open at noon Saturday at 221 Recreation Drive.
All public and Catholics schools in Terrebonne and Lafourche will be closed Monday. Friday will proceed as a normal school day.
Terrebonne Parish public schools will be closed Monday.
Lafourche Parish public schools will be closed Monday. Friday will proceed as a normal school day.
All Catholic schools in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes will be closed Monday.
Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever will close at 1 p.m. Friday.
Closings and cancellations
Saturday’s SARAH drug overdose candlelight vigil and rally in Houma has been postponed. A new date will be announced later.
The Weir Removal Boat Parade that was scheduled for Saturday afternoon has been postponed. A new date for the event will be announced at a later time.
The football jamboree at South Terrebonne has been canceled. The teams scheduled to play were Ellender, Thibodaux and South Terrebonne.
Sandbags are available in Terrebonne Parish, as of 8 a.m. Aug. 27, at both self-serve and prefilled locations. All are self-serve unless noted otherwise.
Here are the self-serve sandbag sites:
Bobtown Volunteer Fire Station, 4717 Grand Calliou Road.
Mechanicville Gym, 2814 Senator St., Houma.
Upper Dularge Fire Station, 631 Bayou Dularge Road.
Bayou Black Fire Station, 2820 Savanne Road.
Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.
Adult Softball Complex, 9544 East Main St.
Knights of Columbus Hall, 1558 La. 655.
Montegut Fire Station, 1105 La. 55.
St. Ann Church, 4355 La. 24, Bourg.
Ward 7 Citizens Club, 5006 La. 56.
Village East Fire Station, 100 Development St.
Cannata’s supermarket, 6307 West Park Ave. Houma.
Donner Community Center, 361 Azalea Drive.
Devon Keller Memorial Center, 5575 Bayou Black Road, Gibson.
Public Works North Campus, 206 Government St., Gray.
Gibson East Fire Station, 5218 N. Bayou Black Rd.
West Terrebonne Fire Station, 110 Merry Moss St., Gibson.
Terrebonne Roads and Bridges warehouse, 1860 Grand Caillou Road, Houma. Prefilled sandbags, up to 20 bags per vehicle.
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Sandbag distribution will begin at noon Aug. 27 and will remain open until further notice. The limit is 25 sandbags per vehicle.
Sandbags can be found in the following locations:
Lockport Field Office, 6236 La. 308, Lockport.
Raceland Agriculture Center parking lot, Texas Street, Raceland.
Lafourche Fire District 3 Central Station, 17462 West Main St., Galliano.
Oak Ridge Community Park, La. 3235, Golden Meadow.
Thibodaux Field Office, 2565 Veterans Blvd., Thibodaux.
Bayou Blue Recreation Grounds, La. 316 south of La. 182.
Choctaw Field Office, 122 Choctaw Barn Road.
Bayou Bouef Bridge, La. 307.
Chackbay Fairgrounds, La. 304, Chackbay.
Des Allemands, under the bridge on Bridge Road at the intersection with Bayou Road.
Knights of Columbus home in Pointe-aux-Chenes.
End of Fairway Drive in Thibodaux, Country Club.
End of Manchester Manor in Thibodaux.