October 7, 2020 |

OPELOUSAS – St. Landry Parish President has issued a voluntary evacuation for parish residents living in flood-prone areas and those living in manufactured homes.

“We highly encourage you to stay with friends or family during the storm or to look for shelter north of the parish,” said Bellard.  “We want everyone in the parish to be safe, and we saw the effects of Hurricane Laure on mobile homes in the Lake Charles area.” 

Bellard also signed an executive order issue a parish-wide curfew during the hours of the expected landfall of Hurricane Delta.  This curfew will be in effect between noon Friday, October 7, through 8 a.m. Saturday, October 8.  Only essential workers responding to Hurricane Delta’s recovery should be on the roads during this time.


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