Dam Nears Collapse Due to Isaac; Thousands Reportedly Evacuating

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 12:27pm

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA — The Mississippi Emergency Management has notified GOHSEP and Tangipahoa Parish Government of an "imminent failure" of the dam at Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quinn State Park. This failure is expected to cause additional flooding along the already swollen Tangipahoa River.

We're told all residents along this area are being forced to evacuate. This includes roughly 50,000 people.

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