Special Alert
Special Alert

(Updated June 22, 2017 - 12:30 p.m.) 

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau and Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point offices have resumed regularly scheduled operating hours. 

Lake Charles CVB Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

City of Lake Charles offices will be closed on Thursday, June 22. Visit www.cityoflakecharles.com for information and updates. 

City of Sulphur offices will be closed on Thursday, June 22. All emergency calls should be directed to 337-527-4550. Visit www.sulphur.org for information and updates. 

All Calcasieu Parish Police Jury departments will be closed on Thursday, June 22. Visit www.cppj.net for information and updates. 

Latest Info on Tropical Storm Cindy: 

Please visit the National Weather Sevices' website, www.noaa.gov for the latest developments and weather conditions for the Southwest Louisiana and Gulf areas. 

For local news and weather, visit www.kplctv.com.

Conditions for Traveling:

For the latest information, log onto www.511LA.org. You can view the map of the road closures, or you have the option to download the mobile app.

*Events subject to change. Check with event organizers for latest details. 



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