Do to the deteriorating weather conditions, all of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Offices closed today (Tuesday January 16) at noon. Dick Gremillion, Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is urging all residents to avoid traveling, unless absolutely necessary to avoid the icy roadways.

Drivers are to use extreme caution, as black ice is likely in some areas and it's next to impossible to see. Public Works crews are out and closely monitoring parish roads, and sanding any bridges or elevated surfaces as needed.

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In addition, Parish Transit buses have shut down all operations for the safety of drivers and passengers. Transit officials will contact citizens with scheduled pickups to reschedule. Offices are scheduled to re-open Wednesday January 17, for regular hours of operation, weather permitting.

PLEASE REMEMBER THE THREE P'S- PEOPLE, PETS, AND PIPES!