Please be advised that the continued accumulation of snow on the roadways in Covington have made driving extremely hazardous. Many private schools in the area have closed. Snow loading tree limbs are causing limbs to hang down on the roadways also making driving in the city extremely hazardous. Power is down is some parts of the city and more is expected to go out.
Citizens are asked to stay home and off of the roadways.
STATE, CITY OPENINGS / CLOSINGS:
State government offices will be closed today in the following parishes: Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington
SCHOOL OPENINGS / CLOSINGS:
Our Lady of Holy Cross College Announcement
December 11, 2008
Because of weather conditions, Our Lady of Holy Cross College will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Thursday, December 11, 2008. All examinations scheduled after 2:00 p.m. will be postponed until Monday, December 15, 2008 at the same time. Questions are to be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 504.398.2211. The College will reopen tomorrow, Friday, December 12, 2008 per the regular schedule. Thank you.
Capital One-UNO Charter Network schools closed: Pierre A. Capdau Charter School,
Medard H. Nelson Charter School, Pierre A. Capdau Early College High School,
Gentilly Terrace Elementary
Algiers Charter Schools cancel all after school activities.
Blue Cliff College will close at noon
LSU remains open for final exams on Thursday, Dec. 11.
Due to the accumulation of ice on the grounds of Southern University at New Orleans and out of concerns of safety, the University will officially close at 11 a.m. for the remainder of today. Final exams occurring after 11 a.m. today will be rescheduled.
Orleans Parish School Board cancels p.m. high school (also committee meeting scheduled this evening are cancelled)
No school closures in LAFOURCHE
Southeastern Louisiana University is closed Thursday morning for exams due to the weather. Exams will be rescheduled.