Ascension Parish Council meeting cancelled because of weather

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Ascension Parish Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 3 in Donaldsonville has been cancelled and rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 9 at the same Donaldsonville Courthouse location.

Parish Council Chairman Pat Bell made the decision to cancel the meeting after conferring with parish and state emergency officials about possible incoming frigid weather conditions that would affect the area.

The National Weather Service has forecasted freezing rain tonight with possible ice accumulations of up to a quarter of an inch after midnight tonight. Additional precipitation in the form of a freezing rain/sleet mix early to mid-morning tomorrow is expected.