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WINTER STORM UPDATES
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 12:05 PM
 
 
 
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect until Wednesday January 29th, 6AM fo all of South Louisiana
 
For Tuesday, January 28th: 100% chance for freezing rain for all areas of Acadiana beginning in the early morning hours. Temperatures will remain around 30 degrees throughout the day.
 
1-3 inches of snow expected in areas North of I-10, beginning around noon while freezing rain (sleet) will cover everything South of I-10.
 
Road conditions expected to become dangerous for travel beginning in the morning and not expected to clear until the following (Wednesday) afternoon. Bridges and overpasses remain the biggest danger for motorists. State police are advising motorist to avoid travel during these times.
 
 
 

SCHOOL CLOSINGS

ROAD CLOSURES

PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Effective Tuesday & Wednesday)

Acadia Parish

Allen Parish

Calcasieu Parish

Cameron Parish

Evangeline Parish

Iberia Parish

Jeff Davis Parish

Lafayette Parish

McNeese State University, Lake Charles

St. Landry Parish

St. Martin Parish

St. Mary and Vermilion Parish Head Start Centers

St. Mary Parish

Vermilion Parish

Vernon Parish

SMILE Head Start in St. Martin, Iberia, and Lafayette Parishes

UL-Lafayette (Tuesday, if further closures are warrented the announcement will be made by 4 PM Tuesday)

 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS & DAYCARES (Effective Tuesday & Wednesday)

Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Lafayette

All Diocese of Lafayette Schools

Arete Academy School, Lafayette

Ascension Episcopal School

Assembly Christian Preschool and Day Care

Bethel Christian School, Jennings

Breaux Bridge Christian Academy

Family Worship Christian Academy, Opelousas

First Baptist Christian School, Lafayette

First Lutheran Parents' Day Out, Lafayette

Good Shepherd Montessori School, Port Barre

Highland Baptist School, New Iberia

Holly Hobby Daycare, Carencro

Iberia Cosmetology Institute

Kinder Kollege Learning Center, Breaux Bridge

Mini Me Learning Center, Lafayette

New Beginnings Christian Academy, Breaux Bridge

Northside Christian School and Touch of Love Daycare, Crowley

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School, Jennings

Sugar n' Spice Daycare, Lafayette

Unitech Training Academy, Lafayette

Unity Christian Academy, Scott

V.B. Glencoe Charter School

Westminster Christian Academy

 

 

OTHER CLOSURES (BY PARISH)

LAFAYETTE PARISH:

Lafayette Parish Courthouse closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Homeless Connect Resource Fair has been postponed until the spring.

St. Edmond Catholic Church in Lafayette has canceled all religion classes for this week.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving impact panel scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled.

Joint meeting of the Lafayette Parish School Board Employee Insurance Advisory Committee scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for January 30.

Stafford Health Care Clinics will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Girl Scout recruitment meeting at St. Cecilia School in Broussard has been postponed until a later date.

Lafayette City-Parish Council meeting set for Tuesday night has been postponed until February 4.

Broussard City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed until February 11.

Community Health Care Clinic in Lafayette will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office administrative offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

All SMILE Offices, including Head Start/Early Head Start, will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday

 

ACADIA PARISH:

Acadia Parish Courthouse closed Tuesday and Wednesday, (1/28/2014 - 1/29/2014)

Crowley City Court will be closed Tuesday, and juvenile court has been canceled.

State Rice Meeting scheduled for Jan. 28, 2014 in Crowley has been cancelled.

Curfew from Dusk on Tuesday to Dawn on Wednesday.

 

EVANGELINE PARISH:

Evangeline Parish Court Division B for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday has been canceled. (1/28/2014 - 1/30/2014)

Pine Prairie Town Hall will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Curfew in effect from 6 PM Tuesday to 6 AM Wednesday

 

IBERIA PARISH:

Iberia Parish Council on Aging will be closed Tuesday. All services for Tuesday are canceled.

All New Iberia city offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday

The Iberia Parish Clerk of Court will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. This includes the assessor's office and office of the registrar of voters.

Raymond F. Schneider Memorial Clinic in Loreauville will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

ST. MARTIN:

Food for Seniors, Breaux Bridge. Wednesday distribution canceled. Will be rescheduled for Thursday.

St. Martin Parish Clerk of Court will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. This includes the assessor's office and office of the registrar of voters. (1/28/2014 - 1/29/2014)

St Martin Disrict Attorney's Office will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. All persons scheduled for pretrial conferences on Tuesday, Jan 28 must instead report Friday, Jan. 31 at 9 a.m. All persons scheduled for misdemeanor trial on Wed, Jan. 29, 2014, must instead report on Friday, Jan. 31 at 9 a.m.

 

ST. MARY:

The St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. This includes the assessor's office and office of the registrar of voters. (1/28/2014 - 1/29/2014)

City of Franklin Financial Fitness Seminar scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, March 5.

St. Mary Parish Library, all branches, closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Teche Action Clinics with the exception of the Franklin site will close on Tuesday and reopen on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

The City of Franklin garbage collection suspended until Thursday.

 

ST. LANDRY:

St. Landry Parish Federal Credit Union will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

St. Landry Parish District 6 Public Works Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 28 has been postponed until February 4 at 6 p.m.

Curfew in effect from 6 PM Tuesday to 6 AM Wednesday and 6 PM Wednesday to 6 AM Thursday.

Louisiana State Police have closed the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, both East & West Bound. Traffic is being diverted via I-49 to US Hwy 190 to Baton Rouge.
 

I-10 East Bound at the I-49 interchange.

I-49 North & South Bound between exits 40 and 46 are closed.

Highway 13, Crowley: The John N Bridge is Closed

Ambassador Caffrey Parkway, Lafayette: Railroad overpass at Cameron St. is closed

Use caution on bridges and overpasses
 
 
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CURFEWS
 
 
ACADIA PARISH
 
Parishwide cerfew between Tuesday at dusk to Wednesday at dawn.
 
EVANGELINE PARISH
 
Parishwide curfew in effect between 6 PM, Tuesday to 6 AM, Wednesday
 
ST. LANDRY PARISH
 
Parishwide curfew in effect between 6 PM, Tuesday to 6 AM, Wednesday and again Wednesday between 6 PM to Thursday, 6 AM

 

Only essential personnel should be on the road at this time. If you must go to work, please drive carefully as roads are expected to have ice.

 
   

 

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