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Weather Update- May 19, 2017 8:30PM

We are anticipating a lot of rain. Residents can help by making sure that their culverts and ditches are free of debris.

Latest update from Clarence W. Powe, Deputy Director Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

St. Tammany Parish Government

Tropical Update: Potential for Tropical Cyclone # Three

This system’s center is located at Latitude 24.7 North and Longitude 88.7 moving toward the north near 9 mph. A turn to the north-northwest is expected tonight followed by a slower motion toward the northwest on Tuesday and Tuesday night. On the forecast track, the disturbance will move toward the Louisiana coast on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts.

St Tammany Parish Government is currently executing their Level 3 (Storm in the Gulf of Mexico) protocols. All other EOC liaison are here by placed on STAND-BY at this time and should continue to monitor for follow-on updates when they become available.

We ask that you clear storm drains, follow your family plan for a storm event, and pay close attention to weather forecasts and officials as the storm moves into the Gulf of Mexico.

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