Waterways in Ascension, Livingston parishes reopen; Tangi remain - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Waterways in Ascension, Livingston parishes reopen; Tangi remains closed

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ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Waterways in multiple parishes closed Monday morning after a weekend of heavy rain pounded much of the WAFB viewing area. Now, some of those waterways are reopening.

  • Ascension Parish - Waterways will reopen Thursday, February 1 at 6 a.m.
  • Livingston Parish - Waterways will reopen Thursday, February 1 at 6 a.m.
  • Tangipahoa Parish - Closed until further notice

Ascension Parish officials say there is an excess of floating debris in the water as a result of the recent heavy rains. Officials with the Livingston Parish Fire Department reported the closure is due to rising waters and will remain in effect until further notice.

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