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Governor Jindal Declares Severe Weather Awareness Week
Baton Rouge, LA (February 27, 2015) Governor Bobby Jindal has declared the week of March 1st to March 7th to be “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Louisiana. It is a time when the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), the National Weather Service (NWS) and other partners encourage the public to get a game plan to protect themselves, their families and their homes in the event of severe weather.
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UPDATED: State Offices to Close Thursday, February 26 in 12 Louisiana Parishes
Baton Rouge, LA (February 26, 2015) Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed Thursday, February 26 in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast due to winter weather conditions.
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Severe Weather Awareness Week Proclamation
Baton Rouge, LA (February 24, 2015) The Governor has issued Proclamation for Severe Weather Awareness Week from March 1-7, 2015
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Updated Information on Winter Weather Conditions
Baton Rouge, LA (February 24, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) continues to monitor winter weather conditions impacting portions of the state. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued Winter Storm Watch for areas along and north of the I-20 corridor until Wednesday afternoon. Another round of sleet and snow is possible beginning after midnight. Some elevated roadways remain closed in North Louisiana. Please use extreme caution if driving in areas impacted by the weather.
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STATE OF EMERGENCY – FEBRUARY 23, 2015 WINTER WEATHER: PROCLAMATION NO. 28 BJ 2015
Baton Rouge, LA (February 23, 2015)The Governor has issued Executive Proclamation No. 28 proclaiming a State of Emergency – Delivery of Propane and Heating Fuels.
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Wintry Weather Conditions Expected to Remain Tuesday
Baton Rouge, LA (February 23, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is closely monitoring severe winter weather impacting portions of the state. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast, extremely dangerous travel conditions will persist across portions of the ArkLaTex until tomorrow.
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STATE OF EMERGENCY – FEBRUARY 22, 2015 WINTER WEATHER: PROCLAMATION NO. 26 BJ 2015
Baton Rouge, LA (February 22, 2015) The Governor has issued Executive Proclamation No. 26 proclaiming an extension of a State of Emergency – February 22, 2015 Winter Weather.
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Severe Winter Weather Possible This Weekend
Baton Rouge, LA (February 20, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is closely monitoring the chance of severe winter weather across portions of the state.
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Prepare for Hard Freeze Wednesday Night
Baton Rouge, LA (February 18, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is closely monitoring a hard freeze expected across much of the state beginning Wednesday night. A freeze warning will be in effect from 3:00 am until 8:00 am Thursday. Forecasters with the National Weather Service (NWS) say a reinforcing cold front will usher in very cold and dry air.
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