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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Landrieu to Remind Residents of Mandatory Evacuation Issued for Venetian Isles, Irish Bayou, Lake Catherine

October 07, 2017

NEW ORLEANS —Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will participate in a media availability reminding residents of the mandatory evacuation issued for Venetian Isles, Irish Bayou and Lake Catherine in advance of Hurricane Nate.

Because nearby floodgates will be closing, residents are encouraged to evacuate the area by noon today.

WHO:                          Mayor Mitch Landrieu 

                                    Councilmember James Gray

WHAT:                       Mandatory evacuation for Venetian Isles, Irish Bayou, Lake                                                   Catherine

WHEN:                       TODAY, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 

                                    10:40 a.m. 

WHERE:                      NOFD Fire Station 31

                                    4300 Alba Road

                                     New Orleans, LA 70129

A live feed of the press conference will be available on Mayor Landrieu’s Facebook page at

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