And the most frequently asked question every time it rains really hard..."do we have school tomorrow?" Well, for a few parishes so far in Acadiana, the answer is yes. St. Mary Parish public schools, along with Glencoe Charter School and St. Mary Parish Head Start centers will be closed tomorrow due to the massive amount of rain expected over the next 24-36 hours. According to the St. Mary Parish School website

'All St. Mary Parish schools and offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 9, due to predicted hazardous road conditions and the danger of flash flooding. The need to extend closures will be evaluated late Wednesday afternoon'.


All public schools in St Martin Parish (Upper and Lower) will be closed Wednesday, January 9th. Also, Iberia and Vermilion Parish public schools will be closed on Wednesday.

The following private schools have also announced closures for Wednesday:

Breaux Bridge Christian Academy
Central Catholic High School in Morgan City
Hanson Memorial High
St. John Elementary
St Bernard Catholic School
Trinity Catholic School in St Martinville

Assembly Christian Preschool and Day Care
St. John Elementary
Trinity catholic school in St Martinville
Highland Baptist
St. Edward’s School in New Iberia
Catholic High in New Iberia is closed

Sandbag InformationLafayette

Sandbags are available for self-bagging as of 6:30 this morning at these locations:

The LCG North District Barn at 130 Shantel Road ( old landfill )

The LCG South District Barn at 1017 Fortune Road

Sandbag InformationYoungsville

Sandbags for the elderly and disabled are available at the Sewer Plant facility on Highway 734.

There are three other sandbag facilities that you must bag the sand yourself:

The Horse Arena on Highway 734

The Youngsville Police Station on Fourth Street

The Maintenance building on Highway 734

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