Photos: Bad weather batters SOLA (Jan. 25, 2014) _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Icicles hang off an awning as icy weather keeps its grip on south Louisiana.


• East Baton Rouge Parish schools will remain closed on Thursday.

• All Baton Rouge-area Catholic schools will remain closed on Thursday.

• Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School will be closed on Thursday.

• The Recovery School District will close for Thursday its seven schools in East Baton Rouge as well as its school in Pointe Coupee and its school in St. Helena.

• Baton Rouge Community College will reopen 10 a.m., Thursday.

• Lafayette, St. Martin, Evangeline and St. Landry Parish schools will be closed Thursday

• Acadia, St. Mary, Vermilion and Iberia Parish schools will reopen Thursday.

• Assumption, Baker, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James Parish, East and West Feliciana, West Baton Rouge and Zachary schools will be closed on Thursday.

• Ascension Parish public schools will close on Thursday.

• The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge announced closure of its schools in Assumption, Central, and West, and Iberville, Pointe Coupee and St. James through Thursday.

• LSU will resume classes and university operation at 10 a.m. Thursday.

• The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will open Thursday. All classes and operations will resume.

• Southeastern Louisiana University will remain closed on Thursday.

• South Louisiana Community College will reopen Thursday.

• Delgado Community College will reopen all campuses except Northshore at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

• Livingston Parish schools will remain closed on Thursday.

• Tangipahoa Parish public and Catholic schools will remain closed through Thrusday.

• LaPrintaniere Montessori School in Baton Rouge will remain closed Thursday.

• McNeese State University will resume normal operations on Thursday.

• Southern University at New Orleans will resume classes on Thursday on the Eastbank and Westbank campuses.


• East Baton Rouge Parish City-Parish offices will be closed Thursday.

• State offices will close Thursday in 21 Louisiana parishes: Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Catahoula, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Iberville, Lafayette, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, St. Helena, St. James, St. John, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana

• Livingston Parish government offices will be open on Thursday. Employees should report to work as usual unless they feel that the roadways on their route may be hazardous for travel.

• East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court’s Office will be closed Thursday

• East Baton Rouge Parish garbage pickup, recycling resumes Thursday.

• Nineteenth Judicial District Court will be closed Thursday.

• All East Baton Rouge Parish Library system will remain closed through Thursday.

• Pennington Biomedical Research Center will resume operations at 11 a.m, Thursday.

• BREC expects to reopen park facilities at 10 a.m., Thursday while the Greater Baton Rouge Zoo will reopen at noon.