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State offices close ahead of Thursday’s predicted weather

Posted at 6:27 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 08:48:05-04

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne announced Wednesday that all state offices will close Thursday, April 18, 2019, as strong storms are expected to push through the state.

All agency heads are responsible for determining those essential personnel who should remain on duty or those who should report to alternate work sites if necessary. State officials continue to monitor conditions throughout the state, and this announcement may be updated.

Dardenne says that state employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated: 1.800.360.9660 or 225.342.0498.