Hurricane warning issued for Washington Parish

Published 4:18 pm Friday, August 27, 2021

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The National Weather Service officially issued a hurricane warning for Washington Parish, at approximately 4:12 p.m. Friday.

The parish had already been under a hurricane watch. A hurricane warning means that hurricane-force winds are expected “somewhere within this area” within the next 36 hours.

The hurricane warning area covers most of southeastern Louisiana.