St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Tropical Storm Barry #6

Tropical Storm Barry #6

Sunday, July 13, 2019

9:00 am

St. John the Baptist Parish -  St. John the Baptist Parish says farewell to Tropical Storm Barry as the Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Warning for our area has been canceled. The extended hours of the Emergency Operations Center hours have ended. A Flash Flood Watch remains in place for all of Southeast Louisiana until 7 pm as rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are still possible through the evening due to outer rain bands.

The voluntary evacuation for residents for Pleasure Bend, Peavine Road, Frenier, Akers and low-lying areas that normally flood have been lifted however residents are advised to use caution in that area. The Old Hwy 51 Low Old Road from I/55 to  Ruddock is closed and there is high water on Peavine Road.