Calcasieu Parish –
Due to the likely possibility of inclement weather, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s administrative office, tax office, and departments with non-essential personnel will be closing at noon today, January 24, and will resume normal schedules tomorrow, January 25.
The Sheriff’s Office has taken necessary actions in preparation for the weather including staging high water vehicles and boats on both sides of the parish. “We are prepared to handle any flood related calls we receive,” stated Sheriff Tony Mancuso. “We are urging all residents to be vigilant and keep an eye on the weather situation. We are also urging residents to stay off the roads during periods of heavy rainfall.”
If anyone finds themselves in an emergency or trapped in their home and needs help evacuating or has any other weather-related issues please call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 491-3795 or 911.