From: OHSEP Director Danny Lavergne Date: August 25, 2020 The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, using weather information from all available sources regarding Laura, is now issuing a MANDATORY Order of Evacuation as of 8:00AM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 for ALL OF CAMERON PARISH due to Laura. Driving conditions are expected to remain favorable until mid-day on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Campers/travel trailers should also be removed from the areas of evacuation.
Residents will be allowed to re-enter the evacuated areas until tropical storm force winds arrive. Once this takes place, traveling is no longer safe in these areas, no one will be allowed to enter.
Laura is expected to make landfall as a Major Hurricane. High winds, heavy rain, high water, downed trees, and power outages are to be expected with this system.
Residents are advised to monitor their local radio and television stations, NOAA weather radio and social media for broadcast concerning a tropical storm threat or future development for Cameron Parish.
For information concerning Cameron Parish please call us at 337-605-0531, or 337-775-5718, 337-775-7048
Stay alert, stay safe.
DISTRICT 1 MAGNUS MCGEE
DISTRICT 2 CURTIS FOUNTAIN
DISTRICT 3 KIRK QUINN
DISTRICT 4 THOMAS MCDANIEL
OHSEP DIRECTOR DANNY LAVERGNE
ISTRICT 5 SCOTT TRAHAN
DISTRICT 6 JOE DUPONT
DISTRICT 7 MCKINLEY GUIDRY
DISTRICT 8 LAWRENCE FAULK
OHSEP ASST. DIRECTOR ASHLEY BULLER