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Mandatory evacuation lifted for Tangipahoa

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Officials say the mandatory evacuation around the Tangipahoa River has been lifted.  Residents in areas where the flood waters have receded are now able to return to their homes.  Residents in the Manchac area, Akers community, Lee's Landing and areas south of Wadesboro and Weinberger Roads are still under a mandatory evacuation.

There is still substantial flooding around the Tangipahoa River, it is expected to crest at Hwy 190 sometime today.

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