St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Weather Event Confirmed in St. John the Baptist Parish

Weather Event Confirmed in St. John the Baptist Parish

Around 5:00 pm last night, a severe weather event occurred in St. John Parish. This weather event consisted of heavy rains, winds, and a hailstorm. Flooding was reported in the Garyville, Riverlands, Belle Terre, and Homewood areas. As of today, all flooding has since subsided.

Power outages in Edgard were reported in Edgard. Entergy crews are in the process of restoring power and repairing downed utility poles along Airline Highway in Reserve and Garyville area.

Entergy has reported power outages in Reserve and LaPlace.

There were no reported injuries or major damage from the weather storm throughout the parish.

“St. John Parish officials are communicating with Entergy to receive updates on power outages,” stated Parish President Natalie Robottom.

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