Louisiana under state of emergency as severe weather moves in: ‘We all need to take this very, very seriously’
Louisiana DOTD@La_DOTD High water in the New Orleans Area. This is Pontchartrain Expressway as of 10 AM. Be sure to checke http://www.511la.org before you travel.(MORE: Tropical depression 101: With hurricane season in full swing, here’s everything you need to know about this tropical cyclone)The system is expected to make landfall in western Louisiana on Saturday, with the worst of the conditions hitting Friday night through Sunday morning.Tornadoes are possible when the storm reaches Louisiana.”We all need to take this very, very seriously,” Edwards said at a news conference Wednesday morning.