UPDATE: State offices to close Friday in 32 parishes due to weat - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: State offices to close Friday in 32 parishes due to weather

Updated:

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced that state government offices will be closed on Friday in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast for the morning due to a mix of rain and sleet, as well as snow and ice accumulation:

Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Evangeline, Rapides, Vernon, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, St. Martin, St. Landry, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Mary, Vermilion, Grant, Catahoula, East Baton Rouge, Jackson, LaSalle, Livingston, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, and Winn.

State officials continue to monitor weather conditions across the state, and this announcement may be updated.

All agency heads are responsible for determining those essential personnel who should remain on duty or those who should report to alternative work sites if necessary.

State government employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated with information regarding office closures: (800) 360-9660 or (225) 342-0498.

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