La. state officials opens State Emergency Operations Center

La. state officials opens State Emergency Operations Center
Gov. John Bel Edwards addresses media ahead of potential severe weather. (Source: WAFB)

(KSLA) - Louisiana state officials have made the decision to activate the state’s State Emergency Operations Center as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two moves toward the central gulf coast.

The EOC will move to level one operations at 6 a.m. That means that all state agencies, support organizations and (FEMA) will work with them.

Gov. Edwards declared a state of emergency on Wednesday due to the threat of the system, which weather experts say could turn into a hurricane.

A second Unified Command Group meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11. The governor’s office will continue to provide updates and UGC meeting will be scheduled as necessary.

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