It's official. Lafayette Parish School officials have made the call to close schools on Tuesday,  January 28 and Wednesday, January 29, 2014 due expectations of icy weather.

As per Dr. Pat Cooper,

Emergency School Closure Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28-29, 2014

Lafayette, LA— Due to anticipated hazardous road conditions as a result of predicted freezing precipitation all public schools in Lafayette Parish will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28-29, 2014.  This also includes all administrative offices. All extracurricular, including sporting events, district events and club meetings/events are also cancelled.

It has been reported: A cold front will pass today, bringing rain with it. In its wake, the weather will turn cold and windy. The rain is expected to change to a wintry mix early on Tuesday as temperatures dip below freezing. Small accumulations of ice and snow are likely. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON ROADS, ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES, ARE EXPECTED ALL OF TUESDAY AND INTO PART OF WEDNESDAY DUE TO A COMBINATION OF ICE AND SNOW. The precipitation will end later on Wednesday. Another morning of freezing temperatures are expected on Thursday before temperatures warm up late in the week.