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Gov. Bobby Jindal updates public on rising Mississippi

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Gov. Bobby Jindal and other officials held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the threat of flooding in Louisiana due to the rising Mississippi River and preparations that are being made.

Officials are still monitoring the potential flooding situation, but stated public safety remains the highest priority.

The briefing began around 11:30 a.m.

It took place from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

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