St. Tammany calls mandatory evacuation for Bush and Hickory

St. Tammany, La.- St. Tammany Parish emergency managers have called an immediate and mandatory evacuation from Lock 2 in Bush, south to Hwy 36 (Hickory), just east of Hwy 41. This area does not include the town of Pearl River.

Officials say failure of Lock 2 is imminent.

A St. Tammany Parish spokesperson says there are buses on Highway 41 picking up people with no source with no source of transportation.

All evacuees will be brought to Creekside Junior High.