A mandatory evacuation of all of Assumption Parish has been issued. Assumption Parish is expecting sustained winds of 50 - 70 mph with gusts at 85 mph. Tropical storm force winds are expected by 6:00 a.m.
Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a multiple vehicle fatal crash in Ascension Parish on Monday, Aug. 27. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of Interstate 10 at the intersection with Robert Wilson Road shortly after 5:00 p.m.
Today at the emergency operations center the head's of the various safety organizations gathered to discuss their plans for the storm all to make sure the city is on the same page in the event of an emergency.