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Tangipahoa evacuation lifted along Tangi River | WWL

The mandatory evacuation of areas within 1/2 mile of the Tangipahoa River as a result of the threat of the Lake Tangipahoa Dam has been rescinded, according to parish officials.

Residents in areas where the flood waters have receeded may return to their homes.

Officials say there is still substantial flooding along the Tangipahoa River which according to the national weather service is expected to crest at Hwy 190 sometime tomorrow and will stay above flood stage through September 7th.

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