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Some state government offices, parks, libraries closing early due to severe weather threat

8 months 2 days 10 hours ago February 23, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 Tuesday, February 23 2016 February 23, 2016 9:03 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- Some state government offices are closing early Tuesday due to the possibility of extreme weather.

State government offices in 15 parishes will close at noon.

Officials said agency heads will be in charge of determining who needs to stay on duty and who is able to leave early.

Mid-morning Tuesday, BREC announced it will close its administrative offices at 11 a.m. All parks, recreation centers, tennis centers and the zoo in EBR Parish will close at noon.

EBR Public Libraries announced they'll also close at noon due to the weather threat. The 19th Judicial District will also be closing at 11:30 a.m.

The early closure is effective in the following parishes:

East Baton Rouge
East Feliciana
Pointe Coupee
St. Helena
St. John The Baptist
St. Tammany
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

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