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Afternoon August 27, 2005: St. Tammany Issues Evacuation Order

St. Tammany Parish issues an evacuation order, asking residents to evacuate by noon on Sunday. Officials announce that two shelters will open at noon on Sunday. Parish President Kevin Davis warns, “The… probabilities of a strike in our area are increasing. Therefore, I urge residents to make storm preparations today.” (Times-Picayune Blog 8/27/2005)


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