Terrebonne Parish Sandbags

Officials in Terribonne Parish have announced locations where resident may fill sandbags in advance of TS Gordon, which could be headed for the region.

Please be advised that I have instructed Terrebonne Parish Public Works Division to begin providing self-serve sand and bags to the public at 8:00 am. The following locations are planned to be opened on Monday, September 3, 2018, no later than 5:00 pm as self-serve sandbag locatons. (Please remember to bring your shovel.)

~Gordon Dove, Parish President

Event: Flash Flood Watch Tuesday and Wednesday

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Alert:
...Flash Flood Watch will be in effect Tuesday and Wednesday...

.Copious amounts of tropical moisture already streaming into the
area will become increasingly enhanced by the eventual track of
Tropical Storm Gordon. This storm is expected to track toward the
central Gulf Coast region Tuesday and Tuesday night.

TS Gordon Storm Surge Warning

TS Gordon Storm Surge Warning

...STORM SURGE WARNING IN EFFECT...

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

A Storm Surge Warning means there is a danger of life-threatening
inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline,
somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours

One TS Gordon Model Shows Winds of 99 mph

HWRF model shows Gordon reaching max winds of 86.5 kts (99mph) making landfall to the East of New Orleans. Although this will spare the big easy direct winds, the westward circulation could push water into Lake Pontchartrain, similar to Hurricane Katrina.