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Multiple Communities Declare State of Emergency ahead of Tropical Weather

Communities prepare for possible tropical weather this week.

Posted: Aug 23, 2020 7:12 PM

With the threat of two tropical systems effecting Acadiana this week communities across Acadiana are preparing for adverse weather. Lafayette decleared a state of Emergency effective on Sunday. Abbeville was another city delcaring a state of emergency for both storms. In the Emergency City Council meeting in Abbeville, discussions were made involing the preparedness of first responders as well as water and electric services for the city. There was talks of possibly putting a curfew in effect Wednesday. 

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, as of right now, no evacuation centers will be opened. For those that need to evacuate there will be a staging center set up at North Vermillion high school.

Lafayette
Clear
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Hi: 93° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 89°
New Iberia
Clear
80° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 86°
Ville Platte
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 87°
Abbeville
Clear
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Hi: 94° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 85°
Crowley
Clear
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Hi: 91° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: °
St. Martinville
Clear
80° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 86°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 87°
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