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Covington Police Department
Tuesday July 5th, 2022 :: 01:10 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 03:15PM

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, including the following county and parishes, in southeast Louisiana, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington. In southern Mississippi, Walthall.

* WHEN...Until 315 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 109 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Franklinton, Folsom, Enon, Wilmer and Dexter. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: ST. TAMMANY, LA ... TANGIPAHOA, LA ... WASHINGTON, LA ... WALTHALL, MS

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Covington Police Department
609 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 985-892-8500

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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