St. Tammany Parish Hurricane Preparation

In Southeast Louisiana, hurricane season (June 1 - November 30), is one that locals prepare for year-round. It's imperative that both visitors and locals take the necessary precautions as advised by local and state government officials. The information listed on this page is a resource to aid in preparation and possible recovery measures. Please always refer to St. Tammany Parish Government and the Office of the Governor of Louisiana for the most up to date and official information. 

The St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission team is here for you, our local tourism-related businesses, and visitors. 

Need to evacuate? St. Tammany Parish welcomes you.
Please search for lodging here and be sure to call to book for the most up to date reservation information. 

Information & Resources

St. Tammany Parish Government Resources:

Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness: Click to view Resource Page

Citizens’ Emergency Preparedness Guide: Click for downloadable Guide

Shelter in Place Procedures: Click for downloadable PDF

Special Needs Shelter Information: Dial 985-898-3074

Follow St. Tammany Parish Government on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission Visitor Center: 68099 Hwy. 59, Mandeville, LA 70471. Open 8:30 - 4:30 M-F. 

Additional Resources:

Louisiana Shelter and Evacuation Information: Text lashelter to 898211

Federal Emergency Management Agency: or dial 1-800-624-FEMA (3362)

Department of Homeland Security:

Emergency Supply Checklist from FEMA and Click for downloadable PDF

Get a Game Plan:

Local News Channels & Radio Stations:

Traffic Information, Evacuation Routes, and Road Closures:

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development: for road closures, or *511 on your cell phone or (888) ROAD-511 (762-3511).

Louisiana State Police: or dial (985) 893-6242 | *LSP (*577) from your cell phone

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff: or dial non-dispatch line 985-898-2338

National Weather

Doppler Radar images:

Louisiana Hurricane Evacuation Map


St. Tammany Hurricane Evacuation Route

St. Tammany Parish Evacuation RoutesClick for downloadable PDF