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Gov. Edwards officially declares State of Emergency for Louisiana

1 week 6 days 2 hours ago Friday, October 06 2017 Oct 6, 2017 October 06, 2017 9:05 AM October 06, 2017 in News

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards proclaimed a State of Emergency for Louisiana ahead of potential severe weather from Tropical Storm Nate. 

In a press release, Gov. Edwards says "we are taking the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Nate seriously and mobilizing all of the state’s emergency preparedness and response mechanisms for a full readiness should this storm severely impact our state.”

“I encourage all Louisianans throughout the state to stay tuned to their local weather outlets and get a game plan in the event of severe weather in our area." 

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