Killona, Montz Tornado Update

Published 8:47 am Thursday, December 15, 2022

Hahnville, LA – St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell asks residents to continue to avoid areas of Killona and Montz while recovery efforts take place today. Schoolhouse Road in Killona remains closed at this time. 

 Parish employees, emergency personnel and utility services are working to remove debris and restore power to the affected areas.  

 “Our thoughts and prayers are with the Alexander and Raymond families, and all affected by yesterday’s tornado in Killona and Montz,” President Matthew Jewell said. “At this time, we are working with numerous agencies to ensure our residents are able to get everything they need throughout the recovery process.”  

 Red Cross will be set up at the Killona Volunteer Fire Department to provide breakfast and lunch to tornado survivors. The Parish is also working with the United Way of St. Charles to collect monetary donations. Those interested in donating can visit the United Way of St. Charles’ website at https://www.uwaysc.org/give and comment “Killona & Montz Tornado Recovery”.  

 Residents in need are encouraged to contact the EOC at 985-783-5050. Additionally, resources are available through the Red Cross, which can be reached at 1-800-733-2767, or contact local caseworkers with Catholic Charities at 504-452-2615.  

 For more information regarding St. Charles Parish, please visit our website at www.stcharlesparish-la.gov, Cox Channel 6, UVerse Channel 99, or follow us on Facebook (@stcharlesgov) and Instagram (@stcharlesgov).