10:50 a.m. Mid-morning Update

The forecast has again shifted track bringing the eye through the middle of Assumption parish towards the Labadieville area. Isaac is currently a Category 1 hurricane. At approximately 2:00 p.m., be prepared for sustained winds of 70 mph with gusts up to 85 mph. The storm is expected to take the eye of the storm FIVE HOURS to enter and exit Assumption. It could be before 7:00 p.m. where we are still experiencing hurricane force winds and by 11:00 pm that we are experiencing tropical storm force winds.

We cannot express the curfew enough. Please refrain from riding and sightseeing as there are trees and power lines reported down on area roadways. This is for your own safety. The OEP remains open and staffed – the number here is 985-369-7386.