St. John Parish opens ‘warming centers’ in anticipation of freezing weather

Published 11:58 am Thursday, December 22, 2022

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EDGARD — Beginning at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 2022, St. John Parish will open the following locations as Warming Centers for residents:
– West St. John High School Gymnasium – 480 LA 3127, Edgard
– Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School Gymnasium- 3328 Highway 51, LaPlace
Starting tonight, we are expected to see extreme winter conditions. Wind chill temperatures could dip into the mid-20s. Please remember to protect pipes, stay warm and look out for pets and the elderly.
If you haven’t already, make sure to sign up for weather alerts by texting SJPWEATHER to 888-777. For more information, visit