Mandatory evacuation in place for part of St. John the Baptist Parish
LAPLACE - Officials with St. John the Baptist Parish have announced a mandatory evacuation for part of the area.
According to a news release from parish leaders, residents in Peavine, Frenier or Manchac should seek higher ground.
A shelter is in place at Emily C. Watkins Elementary School.
As of now, this is the only area in the parish under a mandatory evacuation.