LCG – Hurricane Emergency Numbers, Alerts, Resources

HURRICANE EMERGENCY NUMBERS, ALERTS, RESOURCES – from Lafayette Consolidated Government

*Dial 311 to report LUS Outages and Street Flooding and Drainage Issues

  • Option 1 – LUS Power and Water Outages
  • Option 2 – LUS Fiber Outages
  • Option 3 – Street Flooding and Drainage Issues


*Should 311 become overloaded:

  • Dial 291-9200 for power outages
  • 291-5700 for downed power lines or other electrical issues


SLEMCO Power Outages




State Police – Report Roadway Emergencies

Dial *LSP (*577) on your cell phone or call 800-469-4828



Dial 511 (or 888-ROAD-511) use the “Louisiana 511” app, or visit for continual updates about weather-related road conditions, road closures and other travel information.



Connect Lafayette

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s information and notification system. Sign up at


NOAA Weather Radar Live

Real-time radar images and severe weather alerts


Way to Geaux App

The app provides drivers with around the clock, real-time traffic notifications and road condition updates. Set your destination and the app will automatically send alerts to your smartphone while traveling on interstates, U.S. and state highways.


Alert FM App

ALERT FM aggregates state and local emergency alerts and messages, including National Weather Service warnings, evacuation information, homeland security notices.


Red Cross Hurricane App

Monitor conditions, find help and let others know you are safe




Dial 211 or visit

  • Call 211 for disaster resources. Specialists are available 24/7 before, during and after the storm. Services are multilingual and are accessible to the hearing impaired.


  • Callers can access disaster information about food, clothing shelters, special needs, evacuation routes, transportation assistance, crisis counseling, prescription assistance, missing persons post disaster, rebuilding assistance and more.


American Red Cross, Acadiana Chapter, Lafayette


United Way of Acadiana, Lafayette

Disaster Relief, 233-8302


Second Harvest Food Bank




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