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Tracking Nicholas: Storm Blog, Closures

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Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 5:31 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2021 at 8:17 AM CDT
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(KALB) - Here, we are compiling information on how various communities are preparing for the potential impact of Nicholas.

UPDATE: All Avoyelles Parish public charter schools and private schools will be closed Wednesday, September 15th due to flooding concerns.

Click here for the latest from the First Alert Storm Center

Closures

Schools:

  • Avoyelles Parish schools, public and private, closed September 15.
  • CLTCC Ward H. Nash Avoyelles Campus ONLY will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 15 - The college will continue to monitor this storm and re-evaluate to determine possibly reopening Thursday.
  • Vernon Parish Public Schools will reopen on September 15.

Other:

  • All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed on September 15.

Sandbags

Rapides Parish

  • Beginning at 10 am on September 14 at the following locations, self-serve sandbags will be available. Bring a shovel or bucket to fill. Five per exterior door & 10 per patio style doors:

More sandbag locations:

  • In preparation for Hurricane Nicholas, The City of Natchitoches is providing sandbags to city residents. Sandbags may be picked up at Public Works, located at 110 Mill Street from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and again from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Sept. 14 (as long as supplies last).

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