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Last minute storm supply shoppers hunt for essentials

Last minute shoppers and storm prep veterans a like stocked up Monday morning on must have supplies.

School closures due to Isaac

We will continue to update this page with any school closures as they are announced. As of Monday 9 parishes have announced school closures. Bolded items are those schools that have extended closures past Wendesday.

Sandbag locations throughout south Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations. We will continue to update as information becomes available. Please check back with this page frequently. EBR Parish:

Jindal: Every storm is different, prepare today

Governor Bobby Jindal held a Unified Command Group meeting and press conference at 11:30 a.m. in Baton Rouge to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.

Tropical Storm Warning issued for EBR Parish

In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish effective Sunday, Aug. 26, at 4:25 p.m.

Price gouging law in effect following State of Emergency declaration

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminds citizens and businesses that Louisiana price gouging laws are in effect following the state of emergency declaration from Governor Bobby Jindal as a result of conditions created by Tropical Storm Isaac.

Governor Jindal holds press conference to update on TS Isaac

Today, following a meeting of the Unified Command Group, Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac at the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Warning now in effect for Morgan City, La to Destin, Fl.

A hurricane warning has been issued from Morgan City, La through the panhandle of Florida. New Orleans Metro and the Lakes are included. Landfall is expected Wednesday morning around Gulfport, MS as a category 2 hurricane.

State of Emergency declared because of Isaac

At 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser Declared a State of Emergency because of the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Texas Brine must pay sinkhole evacuees retroactively or face fines

Texas Brine, the company responsible for the sinkhole in Assumption Parish, could have to pay out thousands of dollars to misplaced victims.