News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Severe Weather Outlook For This Afternoon And Tonight, Heat Index For Today - Sunday, June 13th

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Click HERE for an update concerning the severe weather threat this afternoon and tonight. Also, while not highlighted below, heat index values may reach near 108 this afternoon across much of the area. With the potential for thunderstorms to cool things off, we will not issue a Heat Advisory at this time.

Changes from previous update:

  • The threat of severe weather has increased

  • A Severe Thunderstorm Watch will be in effect until[...]

Illegal Dumping In Manchac On Monday June 7, 2021

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MANCHAC---On Monday, June 7, 2021, Tangipahoa Parish Code Enforcement was alerted to illegal dumping, which occurred on Old Hwy 51 (the low road) between Ponchatoula and Manchac. Five 55-gallon drums containing various types of debris were dumped on the side of the road and into the water.

Parish Code Enforcement Officers immediately launched an investigation. Working in close coordination with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office and the[...]

Heavy Rain Update - Friday June 4, 3pm CDT

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Emergency Managers of Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi - Here is an update concerning the heavy rain threat this weekend and into next week. Changes from previous update:

  • A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for all of SE LA except Washington Parish and is in effect from[...]

Waterway Closure Rescinded

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From Tangipahoa Parish Government's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness:

***Emergency Waterway Closure Rescinded***

On May 18, 2021 all waterways south of Highway 22 were closed to recreational traffic due to extremely high water. This was done to mitigate the damage to[...]


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