Governor John Bel Edwards held a press conference at 9am to talk about the storm system that is currently in the Gulf of Mexico. Governor Edwards explains what kind of weather this storm could bring and the possible damage that can result from it. He discusses where the storm could hit and that the state could get up to 15 inches of rain in a 24 hour period. Edwards stated that he plans to issue a state of emergency sometime around noon today.
Hear the full press conference below.