Friday, March 31, 2023

*BREAKING NEWS: Levee in Danger of Breaching

If you live north of the yellow line below Lafayette County, officials are requesting you evacuate your home as a precautionary measure. Image via Lafayette County Emergency Management

*Update: According to the National Weather Service, a flash flood warning was issued due to a possible breach of the Lake Tara Dam until 6:15 p.m.

Lafayette County officials are asking residents who live north of Rhett’s Drive in the College Hill area to evacuate their homes as a precautionary measure due to a potential levee breach.

The levee has not yet breached.

The levee is located in Lake Tara.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

Staff report