State offices, schools closed Thursday in Acadia Parish
-UPDATE (6:39 a.m.): Notre Dame High School and Northside Christian School have also both announced there will be no school today for their schools.
UPDATE (7:06 p.m.): St. Michael's School and St. Francis School have both announced they will be closed tomorrow as well.
Following a webinar with the National Weather Service at 5 p.m. today, the decision was made to close public schools in Acadia Parish tomorrow (Thursday, Feb. 3) due to the threat of winter weather. Redemptorist Catholic School in Crowley will also be closed Thursday.
State offices in 18 parishes, including Acadia, will also be closed tomorrow as announced earlier today.
The Acadia Parish School Board decided to join a growing list of Acadiana schools, day care centers and other entities that are closing due to the freezing rain and other winter conditions that are expected to hit Acadiana tomorrow.
As of this time Evangeline Parish and Notre Dame High School, St. Michael School and St. Francis School have not announced plans to close tomorrow. Several colleges have also stated they will be open tomorrow, those include LSU Eunice, Acadiana Technical College Region, SLCC and ULL.