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Lafayette Parish Schools Closed Monday, August 28, 2017

Lafayette+Parish+public+schools+will+be+closed+Monday%2C+August+28.+The+parish+received+an+average+of+2+inches+of+rainfall+today+with+the+National+Weather+Service+predicting+a+possible+3+more+inches+overnight+tonight+and+another+3+to+5+inches+on+Monday.+In+addition%2C+there+remains+a+threat+of+isolated+tornados+with+these+severe+rain+bands.+We+expect+there+to+be+some+localized+road+closures+tomorrow%2C+as+there+are+already+a+few+road+closures+in+the+parish.+The+Vermilion+River+has+risen+3+1%26frasl%3B2+feet+today.+For+the+safety+of+our+students+and+employees%2C+we+are+canceling+school+for+Monday.+Custodians+and+essential+personnel+should+remain+on+standby.+We+will+continue+to+monitor+the+storm+to+assess+conditions+for+Tuesday.+As+of+this+time%2C+schools+are+closed+Monday+only.