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Tropical Storm Cindy


Don’t forget to register for alerts by texting JDPSO to 888777.  Due to Tropical Storm Cindy, all Jefferson Davis Parish School Board locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017. Plans are to reopen on Friday, June 23, 2017.

We are anticipating sustained winds up to 40-45 MPH and gusts of up to 55-60 MPH to reach our area as early as 8 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday June 21st.  Over the next 48-72 hours we anticipate 3-5 inches of rain with the possibility of up to 10 inches in isolated areas if heavy bands stay in the area longer than anticipated.

As a precaution, the Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury has made sandbags and sand available to residents of Jefferson Davis Parish. Self service sandbags and sand are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the following locations:

-Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on Airport Road
-Lake Arthur Community Center (Pick up bag first at Lake Arthur Police Department)
-Woodlawn Fire Station
-Welsh Police Jury Yard across from Welsh Community Center
-Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102
-Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road
-Lacassine Fire Station 17155 Hwy 90
-Elton City Hall

 Another update will be available tomorrow by 11 a.m.


Crime Tip Hotline  337-275-8188 or via Email