LCG – Hurricane Emergency Numbers, Alerts, Resources

HURRICANE EMERGENCY NUMBERS, ALERTS, RESOURCES – from Lafayette Consolidated Government

*Dial 311 to report LUS Outages and Street Flooding and Drainage Issues

  • Option 1 – LUS Power and Water Outages
  • Option 2 – LUS Fiber Outages
  • Option 3 – Street Flooding and Drainage Issues

 

*Should 311 become overloaded:

  • Dial 291-9200 for power outages
  • 291-5700 for downed power lines or other electrical issues

 

SLEMCO Power Outages

888-275-3626

 

ROAD CONDITIONS

State Police – Report Roadway Emergencies

Dial *LSP (*577) on your cell phone or call 800-469-4828

 

511

Dial 511 (or 888-ROAD-511) use the “Louisiana 511” app, or visit 511la.org for continual updates about weather-related road conditions, road closures and other travel information.

 

ALERT NOTIFICATION APPS

Connect Lafayette

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s information and notification system. Sign up at https://lafayettecityparish.bbcportal.com/

 

NOAA Weather Radar Live

Real-time radar images and severe weather alerts

 

Way to Geaux App

The app provides drivers with around the clock, real-time traffic notifications and road condition updates. Set your destination and the app will automatically send alerts to your smartphone while traveling on interstates, U.S. and state highways.

 

Alert FM App

ALERT FM aggregates state and local emergency alerts and messages, including National Weather Service warnings, evacuation information, homeland security notices.

 

Red Cross Hurricane App

Monitor conditions, find help and let others know you are safe

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

Dial 211 or visit louisiana211.org

  • Call 211 for disaster resources. Specialists are available 24/7 before, during and after the storm. Services are multilingual and are accessible to the hearing impaired.

 

  • Callers can access disaster information about food, clothing shelters, special needs, evacuation routes, transportation assistance, crisis counseling, prescription assistance, missing persons post disaster, rebuilding assistance and more.

 

American Red Cross, Acadiana Chapter, Lafayette

 

United Way of Acadiana, Lafayette

Disaster Relief, 233-8302

 

Second Harvest Food Bank

337-237-7711, https://no-hunger.org/

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