Sheriff Victor Jones assigns Special Patrols to Red River and Black Lake flooded areas in Natchitoches Parish.

Today,  Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. assigned extra patrols of areas of Natchitoches Parish
effected by the potential flooding of Red River and Black Lake.

These deputies will be assigned to areas that are currently experiencing high water conditions at this time.

Deputies will patrol these areas in an effort to reduce suspicious activity and to assist citizens if needed.

The latest advisory from NWS Shreveport on Friday, forecasts/crest on Thursday or Friday of next week at 42.5.

Flood Stage is 33 feet.  Current Stage:  38.7 Moderate.

Deputies will also be reporting current conditions of the flooding to NPSO 911 Center to forward to the Natchitoches
Office of Homeland Security & Office of Emergency Preparedness.

Press Release:NPSO