St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Weather Advisory #2: Flash Flood Watch in Effect

Weather Advisory #2: Flash Flood Watch in Effect

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch effective Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. for all areas along and west of a line from McComb to Destrehan to Galliano. If the line doesn't stall tonight it will move very slowly with repeated storms likely to move through. Indications are now showing the possibility of 3-5 inches of rain with isolated higher amounts in a short time. The flash flood watch will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

Please tune in to the local weather stations throughout the morning, and visit for weather updates. Emergency Responders and personnel are on alert and in contact in the event any issues occur during the night.