WATCH LIVE: Gov. John Bel Edwards holds news conference - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

WATCH LIVE: Gov. John Bel Edwards holds news conference

(Source: KPLC) (Source: KPLC)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

Gov. John Bel Edwards will hold a news conference at noon to discuss Tropical Storm Cindy, which is expected to make landfall near Southwest Louisiana sometime Wednesday night.

Mobile users click HERE to watch the briefing.

Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for Louisiana Wednesday morning. He said the declaration was made in response to the flash flooding and severe weather caused by the tropical system.

An emergency declaration must be made by the governor before the state can apply for any federal assistance. Click here for the entire statement

Click HERE for the latest on the storm.

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