Following the Amite River closure, all inland waterways in Ascension and Livingston parishes will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. tonight.
Authorities say there will be no recreational boating until further notice.
Several parishes in the area have seen flooding as a result of the inclement weather forcing them to close the waterways.
The Amite river will be closed beginning at 6pm tonight for recreational boating until further notice.
— Ascension Sheriff (@AscensionSherif) December 28, 2018