The main weather threat is a hard freeze overnight. The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze warning until 9 a.m. Thursday for St. Charles Parish and surrounding areas. Residents moving about the parish this evening should continue to use caution while driving. Please allow extra driving time to reach your destination.
The St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville and all offices and activities within, as well as all other local government offices, will resume normal operating hours on Thursday. Division E of the 29th Judicial District Court will be in session.
LOCAL ROADS ROUNDUP Below is a comprehensive list of roads status in the parish. If a road is not listed, please consider it OPEN.
I-10 from the Loyola exit to LaPlace: CLOSED in both directions.
US 61 (Airline Highway) Spillway Bridge: OPEN.
I-310 / HALE BOGGS BRIDGE
OPEN from US 90 to US 61 (Airline Highway) in both directions. All lanes are open on the Hale Boggs Bridge. The segment of I-310 between US 61 and I-10 is expected to open Thursday morning.
FREEZE WARNING The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze warning through 9 a.m. Thursday for our area. A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. The long duration of sub-freezing temperatures may also cause damage to exposed water pipes if protection action is not taken.
FREEZE PRECAUTIONS Please take precautions to protect people, pets, sensitive vegetation, and wrap exposed pipes. Please check on sick or elderly relatives and neighbors to make sure they have adequate heating, bring all pets indoors and protect livestock. (For more detailed information on water system and heating precautions and safety tips, visit www.stcharlesparish-la.gov.)
GARBAGE SERVICE Garbage pickup will resume Thursday. Any missed pickups will be made up on Friday.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Any questions or concerns may be directed to the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center at (985) 783-5050 24 hours a day.
Thursday, August 28 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:33:06 GMT
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