Hurricane Ida Update-August 29, 2021

The forecast for Hurricane Ida shows a further eastward shift from our last reports. Over the last 24 hours, the projected point of landfall has shifted approximately 80 miles to the east. As of the 10:00 A.M. NWS conference attended by Parish President Chester...

Hurricane Ida Update-August 28, 2021

This update reflects the latest NWS conference attended by Parish President Chester Cedars this afternoon at 4:00 PM. Hurricane Ida continues to strengthen and is expected to be a Category 4 Hurricane at the point and at the time of landfall. However, on a somewhat...

Hurricane Ida Update

  The tropical system about which we have been reporting is now Hurricane Ida with 85 MPH winds.  It is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 or 4 Hurricane before landfall sometime Sunday evening. At the National Weather Service briefing this afternoon, the...

Closure of Parish Facilities

CLOSURE OF PARISH FACILITIES As a consequence of Hurricane Ida, Parish President Chester Cedars has ordered that all Parish owned and operated facilities be closed Monday, August 30, 2021. This includes the St. Martin Parish Courthouse. The Bayou Milhomme Bridge in...