Flash Flood Warnings and Watches continue to effect St. John the Baptist Parish as the storm system passes through the Parish. Heavy rain from thunderstorms will continue through the night and weekend.
As a result of today’s heavy rain, some flooding has occurred in normal low-lying areas; however, no major flooding issues occurred. Public Works crews have been working throughout the day cleaning out drainage systems in an effort to alleviate problems throughout the weekend. It has been confirmed that pumps are working as expected and crews are on call in the event any complications occur. If emergencies or unsafe conditions become an issue, residents are asked to contact the 9-1-1 Communications Department.
Please stay tuned to local weather stations and sjbparish.com for weather updates in the forecast. As changes in the forecast occur, updates will be made to the parish website at sjbparish.com, Facebook, and twitter.