It is official! Parish public schools across Acadiana and the rest of south Louisiana will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday!
As per Dr. Pat Cooper,
Emergency School Closure Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28-29, 2014
Lafayette, LA— Due to anticipated hazardous road conditions as a result of predicted freezing precipitation all public schools in Lafayette Parish will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28-29, 2014. This also includes all administrative offices. All extracurricular, including sporting events, district events and club meetings/events are also cancelled.
It has been reported: A cold front will pass today, bringing rain with it. In its wake, the weather will turn cold and windy. The rain is expected to change to a wintry mix early on Tuesday as temperatures dip below freezing. Small accumulations of ice and snow are likely. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON ROADS, ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES, ARE EXPECTED ALL OF TUESDAY AND INTO PART OF WEDNESDAY DUE TO A COMBINATION OF ICE AND SNOW. The precipitation will end later on Wednesday. Another morning of freezing temperatures are expected on Thursday before temperatures warm up late in the week.
-All Private schools run by Lafayette Diocese will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday (January 28 and 29.)
Other Public School Closures (Tues. & Wed.)
St. Landry Parish
St. Mary Parish
St. Martin Parish
Jeff Davis Parish
McNeese State University, Lake Charles
We will continue to keep you up to date on the latest school closures and road conditions.