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Jindal announces 23 parishes under state of emergency 20 under tropical storm warning

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 8:51pm

Governor Jindal had updates for the entire state on Isaac.

Jindal announced 23 parishes are now under a state of emergency and 20 are under a tropical storm warning.

Additionally thirteen shelters with more than 53 hundred beds are open for people who need a place to stay.

Jindal said people thinking about getting out of the path of the storm should
make sure to do it as soon as possible.

The Governor also announced that drilling at the Assumption Parish sinkhole has been postponed and that the start of alligator season has also been pushed back until Saturday.


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