St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Flash Flood Watch Issued for St. John Parish

Flash Flood Watch Issued for St. John Parish

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for St. John the Baptist Parish valid until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2012. A low pressure area over the Texas will move East across South Louisiana tonight and Sunday causing widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms producing locally heavy rainfall. Additional heavy rainfall on already saturated soil may cause street flooding in low lying areas. Please do not drive vehicles into areas where the water covers the roadway as water depths may be too deep to allow vehicles to pass safely. Residents are asked to stay tuned to local weather stations for changes in the weather forecast. To report high water or any emergencies, please dial 911 so calls may be directed to the appropriate department and a record established.

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