State offices closed due to inclement weather
BATON ROUGE - State offices in the WBRZ viewing area have announced closure due to severe weather Friday morning.
"Due to extreme weather, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is announcing that state offices are closed in the following parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Lafayette, Livingston, St. Helena, St. James, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington," read a release from the Office of the Commissioner.
State offices closed-Ascension, EBR, E Feliciana, Lafayette, Livingston, St Helena, St James, St Martin, St Tammany, Tangipahoa & Washington— Gov John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) August 12, 2016
However, according to Kyle B. Gautreau, Chief of Staff of the Parish of Ascension, Ascension Parish government is not closed.
Other offices that are closed:
Social Security Adminstration offices
19th Judicial District Court
Baton Rouge Juvenile Court
Baton Rouge Family Court
We will have the latest during our severe weather coverage on Channel 2 and WBRZ.com.