Weather alerts affecting two Louisiana parishes

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The National Weather Service has issued a weather alert for both Ascension and Livingston parishes.

Details on that weather alert can be found below:

Ascension Parish:

MINOR Special Weather Statement

Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 8:37 AM CDT

…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ASCENSION…

SOUTHWESTERN LIVINGSTON…SOUTHEASTERN IBERVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN

ASSUMPTION PARISHES…

AT 834 AM CDT, RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED

ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PORT VINCENT TO 10 MILES SOUTH OF

BAYOU SORREL. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

GONZALES, DONALDSONVILLE, ST. GABRIEL, WHITE CASTLE, SORRENTO, FRENCH

SETTLEMENT, PORT VINCENT, PRAIRIEVILLE, GEISMER, CARVILLE, WHITEHALL

AND BELLE ROSE.

Livingston Parish:

MINOR Special Weather Statement

Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 7:56 AM CDT

…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN ST.

TAMMANY…EAST CENTRAL LIVINGSTON…CENTRAL TANGIPAHOA AND WASHINGTON

PARISHES…

AT 756 AM CDT, RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED

ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FRANKLINTON TO NEAR

SPRINGFIELD. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

HAMMOND, BOGALUSA, COVINGTON, FRANKLINTON, PONCHATOULA, VARNADO,

FOLSOM, SPRINGFIELD, SUN, ENON, NATALBANY, ROBERT AND TICKFAW.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY

CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED

ROADWAYS.

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