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โ€ข Option 1 โ€“ LUS Power and Water Outages
โ€ข Option 2 โ€“ LUS Fiber Outages

*๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ:
โ€ข Dial 291-9200 for power outages
โ€ข 337-291-5700 for downed power lines or other electrical issues

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888-275-3626

Road Conditions

State Police โ€“ Report Roadway Emergencies
Dial *LSP (*577) on your cell phone or call 800-469-4828

๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ
Dial 511 (or 888-ROAD-511) use the โ€œLouisiana 511โ€ app, or visit 511la.org for continual updates about weather-related road conditions, road closures and other travel information.

SANDBAG INFORMATION

Residents, especially those who live in areas prone to flooding, are encouraged to prepare for potential effects from Tropical Depression 14 and Tropical Storm Laura. Sandbag sites are available throughout Lafayette Parish. All locations are self-bagging, and residents must bring their own shovel and manpower.

Please note: The Fortune Road sandbag location is no longer open and has been moved to Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville.

LAFAYETTE CITY AND PARISH SANDBAG LOCATIONS
Self-bagging; bring shovel and manpower  

  • North District site at 400 N Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)
  • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

Bags Per Household

  • Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door.
  • Maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

MUNICIPALITY SANDBAG LOCATIONS

Broussard

  • City Hall, 310 E. Main Street (behind City Hall)
  • Deer Meadow Subdivision (corner of Deer Meadow Boulevard and Myette Point Street)
  • Broadview Drive (by Broussard Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.

Carencro

  • Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue (behind the Community Center)

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

Duson

  • Duson Park at South A Street

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

Scott

  • Public Works Department, 116 Lions Club Road

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

Youngsville

  • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville and a second location off of 4th Street

Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower

Hurricane Handbook

BASIC DISASTER SUPPLY KIT

  • In case of power loss at ATMs, withdraw cash before the storm.
  • Water (one gallon per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation)
  • Food (at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food), ready-to-eat canned meats, canned fruits and canned vegetables, bread, high-energy foods โ€“ peanut butter, nuts, trail mix and dried fruits, for example
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Toilet paper, paper towels, paper cups, plates, plastic utensils
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • Battery-powered lantern
  • Extra fuel for generator and car
  • Whistle (to signal for help)
  • Dust mask (to help filter contaminated air)
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape (to shelter in place)
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties (for personal sanitation)
  • Wrench or pliers (to turn off utilities)
  • Cell phone with chargers and a backup battery
  • Paper, pens, pencils
  • Soap, feminine supplies and other personal hygiene items including denture needs
  • Clothing and bedding: a change of clothes, footwear and a sleeping bag or bedroll and pillow for each household member
  • Protective clothing, rainwear
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

Important Papers and Identification (store in waterproof container)

  • Driver's license or personal identification
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residence (deed or lease)
  • Insurance policies
  • Birth and marriage certificates
  • Stocks, bonds and other negotiable certificates
  • Wills, deeds, and copies of recent tax returns

Prescriptions and Non-prescription Medications

  • Prescription medications for all family members (at least a 7 to 10-day supply)
  • A list of all prescription medications, including dosage amounts and times
  • Prescription eyeglasses, contacts and contact lens solution
  • Non-prescription medications โ€“ Acetaminophen and ibuprofen pain relievers, antacid, antidiarrheal medication, laxatives

First Aid Kit

  • Band-Aids (assorted sizes)
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Antihistamine for allergic reactions
  • Epi-Pen for those with allergies
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Disposable cold packs
  • Gauze pads (assorted sizes)
  • Roller gauze
  • Surgical tape to secure gauze
  • Elastic bandage (like an Ace bandage)
  • Oral thermometer
  • Cotton balls and cotton swabs
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant

Infants

  • Formula
  • Diapers, wipes, diaper cream
  • Bottles
  • Powdered milk
  • Extra bottled water
  • Medications
  • Pedialyte
  • Thermometer
  • Portable Crib
  • A wrap, carrier or stroller
  • Extra clothes

Special Needs

  • Glasses,
  • Hearing aids
  • Catheters
  • Augmentative and alternative communication devices
  • Cane
  • Wheelchair
  • Scooter
  • Walker
  • Dressing aids
  • Oxygen
  • Tubing
  • Feeding supplies
  • Emergency health information and emergency contacts
  • Also keep a list of the type and serial numbers of medical devices you need.

Pets

  • Do not leave your pets behind. If it isnโ€™t safe for you, it isnโ€™t safe for your pets.
  • Identification tag with name, phone number and medical needs. Have a picture of your pet in case youโ€™re separated.
  • A weekโ€™s supply of food, water, medications, cat litter
  • Food and water bowls
  • Pet carrier, leash or harness
  • Bags for pet waste
  • Veterinarian contact information
  • Ahead of time, find pet-friendly hotels in case of evacuation.
  • Locate nearby boarding facilities if youโ€™re evacuating to a shelter where pets arenโ€™t allowed. Bring medical records. Facilities may require proof of up-to-date vaccinations.
  • Ask out-of-town family or friends if theyโ€™d be willing to care for your pets.
  • Treats and toys