St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Weather Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Weather Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for St. John the Baptist Parish. Damaging winds and heavy rain are the main threats at this time; however, a tornado watch remains in effect until 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. According to the National Weater Service, the doppler radar has indicated some weak rotation within the system and although not likely, a tornado may still develop. If a tornado is spotted, act quickly and move to a place for safety in a sturdy structure such as a small interior room. Please stay tuned to local weather stations for updates and the latest forecasts. The St. John the Baptist Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness is in contact with the National Weather Service to receive the latest weather updates and forecasts. Additional advisories will be sent out if necessary. As a safety precaution, residents are asked to stay off the roads if possible.

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