News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

PRESS RELEASE- Road Work: Week of August 29, 2022

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BAPTIST—While the sun is shining, road crews are working to catch up on a series of projects that have been delayed due to rain.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said Phase 22 road overlay projects and the RPC infrastructure work has been delayed by heavy rains experienced across the parish over the last several weeks. 

As weather permits this week, RPC contractors will focus on the Rufus Bankston overlay project.[...]

Tropical Update (No Immediate Threats) - August 29, 2022

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The tropics are becoming more active and NHC is now monitoring four different areas for development. Three of them, including the disturbance in the Caribbean, have a low (20% or less) chance of developing in the next five days.

The disturbance over the central tropical Atlantic appears likely to become a tropical depression or tropical storm in the next 5 days, with a 70% chance of development. Should it become a tropical storm, the next name on the list is Danielle[...]

NWS Weekly Weather Briefing Slides

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Main Takeaways:

  • The wet pattern will continue with threats of heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Several river flood warnings are also in effect, with prolonged flooding expected along the Pearl River.

  • The flash flood watch is currently in effect through 7pm this evening. We don't currently expect to extend it as the threat does look more localized tomorrow through the weekend[...]

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