Severe weather information, local closures

Published: Mar. 17, 2021 at 9:53 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 17, 2021 at 3:54 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - We are working to compile a list of information and local closures due to severe weather in our area. Please check back for more updates.


  • Avoyelles Parish: Due to potential severe weather, all APSB schools will dismiss 3 hours early Wednesday. LaSAS at 12:45, BHS at 12:50, MES and MHS at 1:00 and all other schools at 1:05. APSB offices will close at 1:30 p.m.
  • Catholic Schools in Rapides and Avoyelles: Early dismissal at noon
  • CLTCC: Due to the threat of imminent and severe weather, the following CLTCC Campuses will close at Noon today: Alexandria, Ferriday, Lamar Salter, Sabine Valley, and Ward H. Nash-Avoyelles. CLTCC will work with Students and Staff at neighboring campuses on an individual basis where necessary.
  • Evangeline Parish: Schools and district offices will be closing at 2 p.m. Wednesday. All schools and district offices will be open Thursday, March 18 for normal operations, unless notified otherwise. Please check and their Facebook page for updates.
  • Grant Parish: Grant Parish schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday
  • Kollege Kamp - closed Wednesday
  • Rapides Parish: Schools that normally dismiss at 2:30 will dismiss at 11:30. And the later dismissals will happen as drivers arrive. Parents can pick their children up early as needed.
  • Precious Beginnings Academy - closed at noon
  • Vernon Parish: All Vernon Parish Schools will be dismissed early due to severe weather March 17. The schools will operate on a half-day schedule.

Other Closures:

  • All Rapides Parish Library locations will close at 12:00 p.m. on March 17, due to inclement weather.

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