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Curfews to be enforced in some parishes

The following Parishes have enacted curfews or other special instructions due to Hurricane Isaac. We will continue to update this list as information becomes available. Please check back frequently before and after the storm.

Mobile Market to hit Baton Rouge 'food deserts' by early 2013

It may surprise many people in Baton Rouge to know that they're living in food deserts. Those are areas where stores with fresh, available produce is more than a mile away, meaning people are more likely to make unhealthy food choices.

Priority routes set for evacuation in Tangipahoa Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has developed a list of priority routes which they will strive to quickly and safely reopen to facilitate evacuation efforts in Tangipahoa Parish.

Jindal: Evacuate now if you're near Tangipahoa River

Governor Jindal held a press conference this afternoon to update residents in Tangipahoa Parish on the flooding threat. He warns all to take the evacuation warning seriously.

Boil advisories issued across Louisiana due to damage caused by Isaac

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is issuing boil advisories for the following systems in response to Hurricane Isaac:

Hurricane Isaac - Current conditions

11:00 a.m. UPDATE: Hurricane Isaac continues to push across south Louisiana with the eye of the storm currently sitting around the Thibodaux/Houma area. The slow-moving storm is pushing at roughly 6 mph.

Volunteers open shelters in Livingston Parish

People throughout Louisiana are evacuating to shelters to wait out the uncertainty of Isaac. We spoke with some people in Livingston to see how they were holding up at a shelter being held in Doyle High Schools gymnasium.

Curfews to be enforced in some parishes

The following Parishes have enacted curfews or other special instructions due to Hurricane Isaac. We will continue to update this list as information becomes available. Please check back frequently before and after the storm.

With 80 mph winds and drenching rains, Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana

After churning through the Caribbean and chugging up the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Isaac made landfall over southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday night -- bringing with it sustained winds of 80 mph and torrential rains.

Mandatory evacuation of Assumption Parish issued, curfew, alcohol sale ban

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.