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Voluntary evacuations issued for several areas in Covington

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The City of Covington on Friday issued a voluntary evacuation for several locations due to the threat of significant flooding.

The Little Tchefuncta River and Bogue Falaya Rivers are rising to historic levels. Emergency preparedness officials said there is a high probability that water will reach the streets and possibly homes, in the areas listed below.

Officials are asking anyone living in these areas to carefully consider evacuating their homes before dark. A shelter has been set up at Covington High School.

Areas of Primary Concern:

S. America St.

S. New Hampshire St

Independence St

S. Vermont Ave

Boston Street Towers

S. 8th Ave

Samantha Dr.

Patricia Dr.

Cherokee Ln

Mile Branch Ct.

Cleveland St.

E. 31st Ave (east of Hwy 437)

E. 29th Ave (east of Hwy 437)

E. Jesse Jones St.

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