In the event of an emergency, the City of Franklin wants to keep you up to date with the latest information on road closures, contra-flow maps and weather information. We hope this information will be helpful to you and your family should you need arise to evacuate your area.

The 2015 Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday will be Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31.  For these two days, several hurricane preparedness items can be purchased tax free.  If retailers need additional information, please visit the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

The Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center, or LABEOC, an annex to the State Emergency Operations Center is now activated to prepare for Mississippi River flooding and related impacts.

The LSU Ag Center has the link to online flood insurance maps, offering explanations on how to interpret flood maps for areas potentially affected by Mississippi River flooding.

Contra-flow Map