Governor of Louisiana declares state of emergency due to impending Tropical Storm Nicholas
Louisiana and hundreds of thousands of residents are still grappling with the aftermath of Category 4 Hurricane Ida as the Governor alerted everyone that another tropical storm, Nicholas, is heading towards their state.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said the tropical storm will not be as devastating, but a state of emergency has been declared. Residents are urged not to leave their homes and to be extremely careful.
“I have declared a state of emergency for Louisiana in advance of Tropical Storm Nicholas, which has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecasted by the National Weather Service to bring heavy rains and flash flooding to the state in the coming days,” the statement says.
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