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p.m.: Residents report that AT&T cellphone service is slowly returning in the Baton Rouge area, after being out most of the day.6 p.m.: Schools in the Baton Rouge area, including East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Livingston Parish public schools, have all canceled school for Monday.A woman's body was found in Tangipahoa Parish on Sunday evening, reports said.Entergy Louisiana warned that floodwaters are approaching a substation in Baton Rouge, and that 3,000 more people were at risk of losing power.Given that many school facilities were damaged by the floodwaters, it's not clear which schools will reopen and when.
p.m.: Many people around the Baton Rouge area were preparing for a night spent at shelters around the region.
p.m.: A fifth person is reported to have died in the floods.
It let up later in the day, but rivers continued to rise Sunday, and authorities and residents were still busy rescuing people trapped in homes and on highways. State officials have confirmed four deaths so far, but media reports put the toll at six. WBRZ reported that residents along Bayou Manchac in Iberville Parish were being evacuated ahead of the expected river crest.
p.m.: Entergy Louisiana provides an update on power outages.
14), setting in motion the availability of several types of assistance for residents affected by floods in the parishes of Tangipahoa, St. Louisiana State Police report that I-12 is now open between I-55 (Hammond) and US 190 (Covington) in both directions.
7 p.m.: The American Red Cross is urging people to register on their "Safe and Well" website to let friends and family know that they're safe.