Officials to Hold News Conference at 3:30 Today

There will be an official update on Hurricane Katrina and Emergency Preparedness status today at 3:30 p.m.  WAFB 9 News will carry the news conference live.

Representatives of the East Baton Rouge Mayor's Office, Fire Services, East Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office will be present.

They will be presenting a detailed action plan and informing the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish on the steps needed to insure their safety.

There will also be information on City Parish services afforded during and after the hurricane.

WAFB 9 News and wafb.com will keep you informed of all necessary information as it becomes available.