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Gov. Edwards issues statewide emergency declaration due to severe weather

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Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday that he is amended his emergency proclamation regarding the weather that has caused severe flooding to include the entire State of Louisiana.

"A state of emergency is hereby declared to exist statewide as a result of the severe weather caused by this event, the effects of which continue to threaten the lives and property of the citizens of the State." 

Read the full declaration below: 

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