Number of Sandbags Distributed: Approximately 100,000
Number of Shelters Open: 0 (2 Shelters were in operation and closed)
Number of Customers Currently Without Electricity: CLECO 19; WST 398
Status of I-59 and I-10: Each have seen rising water but no closures at this time. LSP & DOTD monitoring
Number of St. Tammany Parish Government Teams conducting Preliminary Damage Assessments: 17
Number of Structures Flooded that Preliminary Damage Assessments Have Identified:
St. Tammany West: 615 (Assessments are ongoing)
St. Tammany East: (PDAs will be conducted after the water recedes)
Number of Roads Currently Closed: The latest count on current road closures is 39. (This is subject to change)
Total Number of Roads Closed during the Disaster thus Far: 140 (This is subject to change)
St. Tammany Parish Government issued a preliminary phone number for St. Tammany Parish Flood Victims, 985-898-2323.
National Guard will stage vehicles at locations on Military Road at Crowes Landing, Morgan Bluff, Fisher Dr., Oak Alley, Herwig Bluff, Turtle Creek, Old River Rd, and at Hwy 190 and Indian Village to prevent rubbernecking. Vehicles and personnel will be there by 11:00 am.
Current crest is between Davis Landing and I-10. NWS is only monitoring the Pearl, they can’t give us any approximate times on any tributaries or backwaters. Rate of rising water is slowing down at I-10. Still forecasting crest at I-10 for early this afternoon.
The interstate is at elevation 11.7’. Water is holding for now, but DOTD continues to monitor. Water is at 11.06’ as of 10:00 AM near I-10 the water is not on the shoulder.
Fritchie Barn open for sandbag pick-up until 3:30 p.m. today.