More severe weather possible starting today
BATON ROUGE - The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has urged residents in the state to be as prepared as possible for likely severe weather this weekend.
The National Weather Service has indicated that much of Louisiana is under a marginal risk of severe weather starting Thursday as a cold front enters the region. GOHSEP says the area of concern will shift east Friday.
“Flooding, hail and wind damage are possible in some areas,” said GOHSEP Executive Director Kevin Davis. “We have seen similar problems in recent weeks here in Louisiana. Get a game plan. Finalize your emergency plans now in case you are faced with power loss or other issues. Remember to check on loved ones and friends who may need help if dangerous weather impacts the state. Make sure your emergency kits are stocked with the items you need during an emergency.”