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Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year a...
07/02/2020

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illness. As you may know, this week we are experiencing the hottest days of the year so far. It is always good to reiterate the dangers related to heat as many could become complacent during cooler times.

Stay Weather-Ready from the dangers of excessive heat. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones at weather.gov/heat #HeatSafety

IF YOU WERE TESTED FOR COVID AT A MOBILE TESTING SITE, THIS IS HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR RESULTS:
06/24/2020

IF YOU WERE TESTED FOR COVID AT A MOBILE TESTING SITE, THIS IS HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR RESULTS:

**RESCHEDULE OF COVID-19 TESTING FOR LASALLE PARISH**The Mobile COVID-19 Testing Scheduled for Friday, 6.12.2020 has bee...
06/10/2020

**RESCHEDULE OF COVID-19 TESTING FOR LASALLE PARISH**
The Mobile COVID-19 Testing Scheduled for Friday, 6.12.2020 has been rescheduled for:

Tuesday -6/16/2020
LaSalle Junior High
5960 Tannehill Drive
Urania, LA

**‼️COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITE TODAY‼️ **Tuesday, 6/9/2020-LaSalle High School  1460 Blake Street, Olla 8am - 11amTest...
06/09/2020

**‼️COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITE TODAY‼️ **

Tuesday, 6/9/2020-
LaSalle High School
1460 Blake Street, Olla
8am - 11am

Testing at the Exhibition Hall in Rapides Parish will continue on Tuesdays from 9-11 (note shorter hours) and at another site on Fridays (Pineville High School for May 29, June 5 and June 12 from 9-12).

All mobile testing locations and times are in our 211 system; residents of central Louisiana can call 211 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information on COVID-19 or to find out where and when they can be tested

**‼️COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITE TODAY‼️ **Friday, 6/5/2020-Fellowship Elementary 1650 Hwy 773-Trout8am - 11amTesting at...
06/05/2020

**‼️COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITE TODAY‼️ **

Friday, 6/5/2020-Fellowship Elementary 1650 Hwy 773-Trout
8am - 11am

Testing at the Exhibition Hall in Rapides Parish will continue on Tuesdays from 9-11 (note shorter hours) and at another site on Fridays (Pineville High School for May 29, June 5 and June 12 from 9-12).

All mobile testing locations and times are in our 211 system; residents of central Louisiana can call 211 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information on COVID-19 or to find out where and when they can be tested

Special Weather Statement issued June 3 at 7:24PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LAAreas Affected: Grant; La SalleAt 723 PM CDT, ...
06/04/2020

Special Weather Statement issued June 3 at 7:24PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA
Areas Affected: Grant; La Salle

At 723 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Midway, or 22 miles northwest of Larto. This storm was nearly
stationary.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Jena, Midway, Pollock, Nebo, Rogers, Catahoula Lake and Fishville.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office
05/30/2020

LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office

UPDATE 5/30/20 11:00 AM: Courtney has been located

LPSO is asking for your help in locating runaway/missing 17 Y/O, Courtney Cahoon (W/F DOB: 5/6/2003). Courtney is approx. 5ft 2 in. tall and 110 lbs with blonde hair. Last seen on Funny Louis Loop in the Nickel Community of LaSalle Parish. Please call LPSO at 992-2151 with any information.

**COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITES FOR LASALLE UPCOMING**Mobile COVID-19 Testing Vans will be fanning across Central Louisi...
05/27/2020

**COVID-19 MOBILE TESTING SITES FOR LASALLE UPCOMING**

Mobile COVID-19 Testing Vans will be fanning across Central Louisiana to increase viral testing in our region.
The Region 6 Mobile Testing will occur between 8-11 a.m for the below locations.

Monday, 6/1/2020-Jena High School-243 East High School Dr Jena

Wednesday, 6/3/202-Nebo Elementary-300 Hwy 777 Jena

Friday, 6/5/2020-Fellowship Elementary 1650 Hwy 773-Trout

Tuesday, 6/9/2020-LaSalle Junior High-5960 Tannehill Drive Urania

Thursday, 6/11/2020-LaSalle High School-1460 Blake St Olla

Testing at the Exhibition Hall in Rapides Parish will continue on Tuesdays from 9-11 (note shorter hours) and at another site on Fridays (Pineville High School for May 29, June 5 and June 12 from 9-12).
All mobile testing locations and times are in our 211 system; residents of central Louisiana can call 211 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information on COVID-19 or to find out where and when they can be tested

🔺Special Weather Statement issued May 25 at 6:23PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA🔻Areas Affected: La Salle; Grant; CaldwellAt ...
05/25/2020

🔺Special Weather Statement issued May 25 at 6:23PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA🔻

Areas Affected: La Salle; Grant; Caldwell

At 622 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles north of Holloway, or 16 miles northeast of Pineville, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Columbia, Ball, Jena, Olla, Clarks, Grayson, Midway, Urania, Pollock, Tullos, Nebo, Spaulding, Rogers, Catahoula Lake, Standard, Kelly, Zenoria, Burlington and Fishville.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office
05/03/2020

LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office

Update: He has been located. Thanks for your help.

LPSO is asking for your help in locating 16 Y/O Levi Perrin (DOB 05/15/2003, approx. 6’ tall, 265 lb., brown hair and blue eyes). Levi was last seen during the early morning hours of this morning (05/03/2020, around 1:00am). He was a wearing green short-sleeve Southern Warehouse t-shirt and a ball cap. He may be headed in the direction of Monroe, La. Please call 992-2151 if you have any information on his whereabouts.

Meteorologist Nick Mikulas
04/29/2020

Meteorologist Nick Mikulas

Here’s the latest warning. Damaging wind could occur anywhere along this line.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Grant Parish in north central Louisiana...
Caldwell Parish in north central Louisiana...
Southern De Soto Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
La Salle Parish in north central Louisiana...
Sabine Parish in northwestern Louisiana...
Winn Parish in north central Louisiana...

* Until 315 AM CDT.

* At 218 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles west of Liddieville to 6 miles east of
Winnfield to near Natchitoches to 6 miles west of Converse, moving
southeast at 45 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Natchitoches, Winnfield, Columbia, Jena, Many, Zwolle, Colfax,
Olla, Campti, Clarks, Montgomery, Grayson, Converse, Midway, Allen,
Oak Grove, Urania, Pleasant Hill, Florien and Provencal.

04/28/2020
US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana

US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana

***Severe Weather Tonight***
Please join us on this Facebook Live to get the latest on the next round of thunderstorms expected tonight.
#ARwx #LAwx #OKwx #TXwx

Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 10:30PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LAAreas Affected: Grant; Winn; Caldwell; La S...
04/25/2020

Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 10:30PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA
Areas Affected: Grant; Winn; Caldwell; La Salle; Jackson At 1030 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7 miles west of Winnfield, moving east at 55 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Winnfield, Jonesboro, Columbia, Jena, Olla, Clarks, Grayson, Midway, Urania, Tullos, Dodson, Georgetown, Calvin, Atlanta, Sikes, Vixen,
Riverton, Standard, Joyce and Burlington.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued April 24 at 10:05PM CDT until April 25 at 2:00AM CDT by NWS Shreveport LAAreas Affected...
04/25/2020

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued April 24 at 10:05PM CDT until April 25 at 2:00AM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA

Areas Affected: Grant, LA; La Salle, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 147 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 2 AM CDT SATURDAY

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 PARISHES

IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA
GRANT LA SALLE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF COLFAX, DRY PRONG, JENA, MIDWAY, MONTGOMERY, AND OLLA.

US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana
04/24/2020

US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana

Numerous showers & t-storms, some severe, will quickly spread east across the region this evening with large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes all possible. Mild temperatures are expected tonight as showers and thunderstorms move through the area before midnight.

Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal
04/23/2020

Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal

🚨ATTENTION🚨

The statewide burn ban issued 3/25 is LIFTED effective IMMEDIATELY!

Please remain aware of and compliant with any local restrictions on open burning and follow DEQ’s guidance on legal open burning materials:https://deq.louisiana.gov/assets/docs/About_LDEQ/enviroschool/BurningPresentation_2019_Update.pdf

Please also be sure to follow safe open burning practices.

Thank you to everyone who cooperated in order to be considerate of your neighbors who are spending more time at home due to #COVID19!

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a * Tornado Warning for Southeastern La Salle Parish in north cent...
04/23/2020

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a * Tornado Warning for Southeastern La Salle Parish in north central Louisiana

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 955 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Deville, or 8 miles northeast of Effie, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and hail up to two inches in diameter.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern La Salle Parish.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

&&

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED; HAIL...2.00IN

Issuing Office: Shreveport
Source: National Weather Service
Issued: Wed, Apr 22, 9:55 PM CDT

MID-STATE Communication Services
04/22/2020

MID-STATE Communication Services

$9,688,333 is available for the state of Louisiana under the CESF Grant. These dollars are for public safety agencies such as Fire, Police and Sheriffs and other state and local government agencies. The funds may be used to purchase P25 radio equipment. Please print out the information sheets to see how to apply. Applications must be made by May 29, 2020. Please contact us for a quote on the radios you need for your application.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 135 INEFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREASIN ...
04/22/2020

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 135 INEFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 PARISHESIN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA

CALDWELL JACKSON LA SALLE
LINCOLN OUACHITA UNION
WINN

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
BIENVILLE BOSSIER CADDO
CLAIBORNE WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY
IN NORTHEAST TEXAS
HARRISON

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ARCADIA, BERNICE, BOSSIER CITY, CLARKS, COLUMBIA, FARMERVILLE, GIBSLAND, GRAYSON, HAYNESVILLE, HOMER, JENA, JONESBORO, MARSHALL, MIDWAY, MINDEN, MONROE, OLLA,
RINGGOLD, RUSTON, SHREVEPORT, SPRINGHILL, AND WINNFIELD.

Issuing Office: Shreveport

Source: National Weather Service

Issued: Wed, Apr 22, 5:02 PM CDT

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Grant Parish in north central L...
04/22/2020

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
Grant Parish in north central Louisiana Southeastern Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana West central
La Salle Parish in north central Louisiana Southeastern Winn Parish in north central Louisiana

* Until 445 PM CDT.

* At 355 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles northwest of Flatwoods, or 11 miles west of Lena, moving east at 55 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include Colfax, Montgomery, Pollock, Dry Prong, Georgetown, Cloutierville,
Melrose, Rogers, Chopin, Bentley, Rochelle, Flora, Lake Iatt, Aloha, Fishville, Williana and Gorum.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 500 PM CDT for north central and northwestern Louisiana.

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

&&

TORNADO...POSSIBLE;
HAIL...1.00IN;
WIND...60MPH

Issuing Office: Shreveport

Source: National Weather Service

Issued: Wed, Apr 22, 3:55 PM CDT

04/22/2020
US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana

US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana

***Severe Weather Possible Tomorrow***

Please tune into this Facebook Live for the latest on a potential severe weather event across the area.

FREE MASK  - OLLA SUB-STATIONThere are also FREE Mask for citizens of LaSalle Parish at the Olla Sub-Station.Please LIMI...
04/21/2020

FREE MASK - OLLA SUB-STATION
There are also FREE Mask for citizens of LaSalle Parish at the Olla Sub-Station.
Please LIMIT 1 Pack of 5 Mask Per Household
THEY ARE WASHABLE.

🚨🤩FREE MASKS FOR THE CITIZENS OF LASALLE🤩🚨Sheriff Scott Franklin, Director of Homeland Security, has obtained FREE masks...
04/21/2020

🚨🤩FREE MASKS FOR THE CITIZENS OF LASALLE🤩🚨

Sheriff Scott Franklin, Director of Homeland Security, has obtained FREE masks for the citizens of LaSalle Parish.

These FREE masks can be found in the foyer of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse & the Olla Sub-Station
Please come by and receive your FREE mask(s).
ONLY TAKE WHAT IS NEEDED FOR YOU AND YOUR HOUSEHOLD

🌪 TORNADO WARNING FOR LASALLE 🌪 🚨TAKE COVER NOW🚨Tornado Warning issued April 19 at 1:56PM CDT until April 19 at 2:45PM C...
04/19/2020

🌪 TORNADO WARNING FOR LASALLE 🌪
🚨TAKE COVER NOW🚨

Tornado Warning issued April 19 at 1:56PM CDT until April 19 at 2:45PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA
Areas Affected:
Grant, LA; La Salle, LA; Winn, LA

TORNADO WARNING in this area til 2:45 PM CDT. Take shelter now. Check media.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a * Tornado Warning for...
Northeastern Grant Parish in north central Louisiana...
Northwestern La Salle Parish in north central Louisiana...
Southeastern Winn Parish in north central Louisiana...

* Until 245 PM CDT.

* At 156 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 11 miles east of Montgomery, or 15 miles south of Winnfield, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near...
Jena around 235 PM CDT.
Midway around 240 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Zenoria, Urania, Williana, Georgetown, Rochelle and Tullos.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado.
TAKE COVER NOW!

Special Weather Statement issued April 19 at 11:06AM CDT by NWS Shreveport LAAreas Affected: Grant; Winn; La Salle; Natc...
04/19/2020

Special Weather Statement issued April 19 at 11:06AM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA

Areas Affected: Grant; Winn; La Salle; Natchitoches At 1105 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Provencal, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Natchitoches, Winnfield, Colfax, Montgomery, Natchez, Dry Prong, Georgetown, Atlanta, Cloutierville, Melrose, Bellwood, Chopin, St. Maurice, Bentley, Rochelle, Joyce, Zenoria, Flora, Lake Iatt and Bermuda.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 300 PM CDT for north central and northwestern Louisiana.

Tornado Watch issued April 19 at 8:41AM CDT until April 19 at 3:00PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LAAreas Affected: Jackson, LA...
04/19/2020

Tornado Watch issued April 19 at 8:41AM CDT until April 19 at 3:00PM CDT by NWS Shreveport LA

Areas Affected:
Jackson, LA; Harrison, TX; Union, LA; Bossier, LA; Panola, TX; Caldwell, LA; Bienville, LA; Caddo, LA; Claiborne, LA; Grant, LA; Smith, TX; Rusk, TX; La Salle, LA; Sabine, TX; Angelina, TX; Red River, LA; Natchitoches, LA; Nacogdoches, TX; Winn, LA; Sabine, LA; San Augustine, TX; Lincoln, LA; Cherokee, TX; De Soto, LA; Shelby, TX; Webster, LA; Ouachita, LA; Gregg, TX

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 120 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 PARISHES
IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA
CALDWELL GRANT JACKSON
LA SALLE LINCOLN OUACHITA
UNION WINN

IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
BIENVILLE BOSSIER CADDO
CLAIBORNE DE SOTO NATCHITOCHES. RED RIVER SABINE WEBSTER

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES
IN NORTHEAST TEXAS
ANGELINA CHEROKEE GREGG
HARRISON NACOGDOCHES PANOLA
RUSK SABINE SAN AUGUSTINE
SHELBY SMITH

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ARCADIA, BERNICE, BOSSIER CITY, CARTHAGE, CENTER, CLARKS, COLFAX, COLUMBIA, COUSHATTA, DRY PRONG, FARMERVILLE, GIBSLAND, GRAYSON, HAYNESVILLE, HEMPHILL, HENDERSON,
HOMER, JACKSONVILLE, JENA, JONESBORO, LOGANSPORT, LONGVIEW, LUFKIN, MANSFIELD, MANY, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MIDWAY, MINDEN,
MONROE, MONTGOMERY, NACOGDOCHES, NATCHITOCHES, OLLA, PINELAND, PLEASANT HILL, RINGGOLD, RUSK, RUSTON, SAN AUGUSTINE, SHREVEPORT, SPRINGHILL, STONEWALL, TYLER, WINNFIELD, AND ZWOLLE.

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Jena, LA
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