Ascension Parish officials issue State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Sally

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ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD)- As Tropical Storm Sally prepares to make landfall in Southeast Louisiana, Ascension Parish President issued a State of Emergency.

Parish President Clint Cointment issued the following in a press release:

President Cointment is asking all residents to help by taking a look at their drainage ditches
and culverts. If you see any items blocking the pathways, please remove them if you can. Also,
be mindful of any items that are in your yard that could end up creating a blockage in the
drainage ditches, as this approaching storm may be accompanied with heavy winds.
We appreciate the cooperation of all residents as we prepare for this tropical storm.

Ascension Parish State of Emergency comes after Governor John Bel Edwards issued Louisiana under emergency on September 12.

Sandbag locations for the parish can be found here.

The latest on Tropical Storm Sally will be available here.

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