JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
September 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH CALLS FOR MANDATORY EVACUATION FOR TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE, LOWER LAFITTE, CROWN POINT AND BARATARIA DUE TO TROPICAL STORM SALLY
JEFFERSON PARISH, LA – Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a mandatory evacuation for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria due to Tropical Storm Sally. The order goes into effect at 12 p.m. CST on Monday, September 14, 2020. Residents are advised to bring vehicles, boats and campers to higher ground as this storm is expected to bring high tides and heavy rainfall to the area.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov), or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO