A mandatory evacuation of all of Assumption Parish has been issued. Assumption Parish is expecting sustained winds of 50 - 70 mph with gusts at 85 mph. Tropical storm force winds are expected by 6:00 a.m.
The airlines serving the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) plan to operate all departure flights from Baton Rouge on Tuesday; however, flights into BTR that are scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening and overnight at the airport will likely be cance
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.
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.
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
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.