With Tropical Storm Barry heading toward St. Mary Parish, Gov. John Bel Edwards visited Morgan City Thursday evening and said rain and wind from the storm could have severe impacts.
Officials have called for a voluntary evacuation in St. Mary Parish as Tropical Storm Barry approaches.
Mayor Duval Arthur and the Berwick Town Council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday to declare an emergency as a result of Tropical Storm Barry.
After consultation with the director of the St. Martin Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, Parish President Chester Cedars has issued a voluntary evacuation order for lower St.
BAYOU VISTA — Piles of sand turned into meeting places Wednesday, when Tri-City area people came to make sandbags for protection from a quickly developing tropical system.