Mandatory evacuation ordered in parts of Terrebonne Parish

Water overtops levees in Dularge

TERREBONNE PARISH, La. (WVUE) - A mandatory evacuation notice has been issued for Terrebonne Parish in all areas along LA Hwy. 315 and Brady Rd. below or south of Falgout Canal.

The mandatory evacuation is necessary due to the overtopping of the Lower Dularge East Levee. The levee was overtopped as Tropical Storm Barry made landfall on Saturday around 1 p.m.

Areas in the mandatory evacuation area of Terrebonne Parish.
Areas in the mandatory evacuation area of Terrebonne Parish. (Source: WVUE)

Evacuees may shelter at the Houma Municipal Auditorium at 880 Verret Street in Houma, but should bring sufficient food, water, bedding, baby formula and supplies to last 3 days.

Terrebonne evacuees in Houma

If transportation to Houma Municipal Auditorium is required, please call (985) 873-6357 to arrange pick-up. Household pets brought to the Auditorium will be registered with the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter and kept there until reunited with owners.

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