A weather advisory has been issued for St. John the Baptist Parish. Local officials are monitoring the system and communicating with the National Weather Service.
Residents can expect thunderstorms, heavy wind, possible hail and isolated tornadoes to move in the area this afternoon through this evening. This weather system is expected to be followed by a cold front.
Parish Administrators are requesting assistance from residents in cleaning out catch basins and storm drains to assist with drainage due to anticipated heavy rains.
Residents are also asked to avoid putting debris in ditches and drainage canals that may impede drainage.
Please tune in to your local weather stations and Channel 15 throughout the day, and visit www.sjbparish.com for weather updates.