washington parish http://wwno.org en Washington Parish to open emergency shelters in advance of Isaac http://wwno.org/post/washington-parish-open-emergency-shelters-advance-isaac <p>Washington Parish President Richard Thomas has asked the Red Cross to assist in opening shelters in advance of Tropical Storm Isaac's landfall, the parish said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.</p><p>Shelters will open at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, the parish said, and remain open until the inclement weather subsides.</p><p>The shelters are safe havens only, the parish said, and do not have backup electricity. Residents are urged to bring necessities such as bedding, toiletries and medications with them.</p><p>Shelters are located at:</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 00:57:21 +0000 Jason Saul 18681 at http://wwno.org Washington Parish sandbag locations http://wwno.org/post/washington-parish-sandbag-locations <p>Washington Parish is making sandbag locations available to residents starting at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday. The locations are:</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 00:41:37 +0000 Jason Saul 18680 at http://wwno.org