INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Task Force 1 is heading to Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday night to support efforts for Tropical Storm Sally.
Tropical Storm Sally is expected to bring dangerous hurricane-force winds late Monday and is expected to cause widespread flash flooding along the coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.
35 members of Indiana Task Force 1 will help support search and rescue efforts, according to a tweet from Indiana Task Force 1.
BREAKING: @IN_Task_Force_1 has been activated to deploy as a #FEMA US&R Type III Task Force in support of efforts for #TropicalStormSally expected to reach hurricane strength. A total of 35 personnel will be departing #INTF1 HDQ tonight for Baton Rouge, Louisiana pic.twitter.com/oyrAjl7Drt— Indiana Task Force 1 (@IN_Task_Force_1) September 13, 2020
Members recently returned from a deployment in Louisiana to help with efforts after Hurricane Laura.
Dangerous hurricane-force winds are expected by late Monday somewhere within the Hurricane Warning area between Morgan City, LA, and Ocean Springs, MS, including New Orleans, with tropical storm conditions beginning on Monday #Sally https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB pic.twitter.com/BA5vcnitHg— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 13, 2020