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Parish-by-parish: Evacuation order and curfew information

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Posted: Aug 28, 2021 2:31 PM
Updated: Aug 30, 2021 3:34 PM

(KADN) - Below is a parish-by-parish update of evacuation and curfew details in Acadiana.

- Acadia Parish

A dusk to dawn curfew will start Sunday and continue until it is safe to travel in the parish. A voluntary evacuation order is in place for lower/flood prone areas.

- Evangeline Parish

As of 12 noon, a voluntary evacuation has been issued for low lying, flood prone areas. Parish OEP also urges anyone in homes that may not be able to withstand high winds to evacuate now.

- Iberia Parish

UPDATE: The curfew that was previously in place for Iberia Parish has been rescinded.

UPDATE: The Mayor has lifted the curfew in the City of Jeanerette.

- Jeff Davis Parish

A voluntary evacuation is issued for low lying areas in the parish.

- Lafayette Parish

Lafayette, LA – As Hurricane Ida approaches, and after consulting with Mayors, Chiefs of Police, and Chiefs of Fire throughout Lafayette Parish, Mayor-President Josh Guillory has ordered a mandatory curfew for all of Lafayette Parish beginning at 6:00 pm Sunday, August 29 until 7:00 am Monday, August 30. Only emergency and essential personnel are allowed to be on roadways during these hours.

Travel on Interstate 10, Interstate 49, or Highway 90/Evangeline Thruway for the purposes of evacuation is permitted. The curfew may be extended if the situation warrants.

No evacuations ordered.

- St. Landry Parish

A voluntary evacuation notice is in play for residents in low-lying areas along lakes, bayous, streams, and drainage structures that have experienced flooding in the past.

- St. Martin Parish

-Due to the shift of Hurricane Ida, the curfew for all St. Martin Parish residents has been updated to begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 29, 2021, until 7:00 a.m on Monday, August 30, 2021.

A voluntary evacuation is in place for areas of lower St. Martin Parish (Stephensville/Belle River).

- St. Mary Parish


City of Morgan City: Dusk on Sunday until Dawn on Monday

City of Patterson: Sunday, 6 pm – Monday, 6 am

City of Franklin: Sunday, 6 pm – Monday, 6 am

Town of Berwick: Sunday, 6pm - Monday, 6 am

Town of Baldwin: Sunday, 6pm - Monday, 6 am


St. Mary Parish south of the Intercoastal Waterway is under a mandatory evacuation. A voluntary evacuation is issued for the rest of the parish.

A point to point shelter has been established for St. Mary Parish residents at the Rapides Coliseum, 5600 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, La. The shelter opens at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 28.

- Vermilion Parish

A mandatory evacuation for special needs patients south of Hwy 14 is in effect. Those patients must be at the Maurice Community Care Clinic by 4 p.m. Saturday, August 28 to be transported to a shelter.

A voluntary evacuation is in place for low lying residents below Hwy 14 in the parish.

Abbeville Police Department - Based on updated information obtained from the latest meetings, it has been decided to cancel the scheduled city-wide curfew scheduled for tonight into tomorrow. Please continue to be vigilant in keeping yourself, your family and property safe.

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