News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Excessive Rainfall and Severe Weather Potential - August 22, 2022 7 AM CDT

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WHAT: MARGINAL RISK to SLIGHT RISK of Excessive Rainfall today, with a MARGINAL to SLIGHT risk continuing for portions of the area through midweek. A MARGINAL RISK for severe thunderstorms today.

WHEN:  The shower and thunderstorm coverage should increase later this morning and into the afternoon.

WHERE:  Threat for today is generally near and north of the Interstate 10 corridor with the best potential for severe weather west of I55 and north of I10/12[...]

Excessive Rainfall and Tropical Update - August 19, 2022 7 AM CDT

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WHAT:  MARGINAL RISK of excessive rainfall.

WHEN: Showers and thunderstorms are ongoing this morning across portions of the forecast area. Coverage in shower and thunderstorm activity may eventually expand to the remainder of the forecast area later this morning or into the afternoon hours.

WHERE: All of Southeast Louisiana and Coastal/South Mississippi[...]

Press Release - Sisters Road Bridge reopens

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PONCHATOULA—Barricades have been removed and traffic is once again moving across a new bridge on Sisters Road east of Ponchatoula as of Thursday afternoon.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the bridge opened a week ahead of schedule.

Closed in early March, the project addressed several safety issues on the heavily-traveled parish roadway.  The parish acquired right-of-way to remove a dangerous curve in the middle of the bridge.   Crews were then tasked with re-developing the narrow bridge into a straightaway[...]


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