Evacuation orders lifted in Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point, and Barataria

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As of Friday, October 30 at 2:30 p.m., all evacuation orders have been lifted.

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA – Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a mandatory evacuation for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria due to Tropical Storm Zeta.

The order goes into effect at 6 a.m. CST on Wednesday, October 28.

Convection is quickly redeveloping around the center of Zeta this evening. If this trend continues overnight we could be looking at a strong category one storm by tomorrow.

The next 12 hours will be critical to see how much this can redevelop.

For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net.

Residents can receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov), or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.

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