Gov. Edwards officially declares State of Emergency for Louisiana
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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