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Dec. 14, 2022 | Louisiana State of Emergency Declaration

Dec. 14, 2022 | Louisiana State of Emergency Declaration

Declaration issued following Tuesday night's severe weather & damage.

After a series of deadly storms ripped through the northwest corner of Louisiana Tuesday night, Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a State of Emergency.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), six possible tornadoes struck Caddo, Union, Rapides, Madison, East Carroll and Franklin Parishes. We encourage all to remain safe and vigilant as the weather moves through the area. Below is a list of emergency resources for your convenience.

Members of the public should monitor local news outlets for weather updates and follow guidance from local officials.


511 Traveler Information:
Travelers can also find information regarding road closures by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information.
Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).


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