President Jewell Declares State of Emergency

Published 3:01 pm Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Hahnville, LA – President Jewell has declared state of emergency due to the severe weather in St. Charles Parish. The Emergency Operations Center is receiving reports of damage in the Killona area including downed power lines and blocked roads.

Residents should avoid the area and do not touch down power lines as they may still be electrified.

Residents should ensure they have multiple ways to receive weather alerts. If sirens are activated, residents should seek information from a reliable weather source or parish communications and take cover immediately.

To report any weather-related issues, please contact the EOC at 985-783-5050.

For more information regarding St. Charles Parish, please visit our website at www.stcharlesparish-la.gov, Cox Channel 6, UVerse Channel 99, or follow us on Facebook (@stcharlesgov) and Instagram (@stcharlesgov).