Heavy rain and flooding have caused many schools and businesses in the Ark-La-Tex to close their doors today. Keep checking back as we continually update our list as more information becomes available. Please remember, if you encounter high water while driving, turn around, don't drown!

A state of emergency has been declared in both Bossier and Webster Parishes. As of 9am this morning, the National Weather Service in Shreveport is reporting record rainfall and predict we could get up to another 7½ inches of rain in the next two days.

Rainfall totals as of 9am Wednesday, March 9:
11" reported at Barksdale Air Force Base
10.25" reported in Homer
9.62" reported in Minden
8.72" reported in Shreveport
6.8" reported in Bossier

All schools and businesses listed are closed Wednesday, March 9, 2016 unless otherwise noted


AE Phillips Lab School
Ayers Career College

Bellaire Learning Center
Bethel Christian School
Bienville Parish Schools
Blue Cliff College
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier Parish Head Start
Bossier Parish Schools

Caddo Community Action and Head Start
Caddo Council on Aging
Caddo Parish Schools
Calvary Baptist School
Cedar Creek Public Schools
Centenary College
Central School in Grand Cane
Christian Center Montessori School
Claiborne Academy

DeSoto Parish Schools

Eastern College
East Texas Baptist University (open at 10am)
Elysian Fields School District

First Baptist Church School

Glenwood School
Goldman School
Grambling State University

Junction City School District

Lagniappe Montessori
Lincoln Parish Schools
Linwood Public Charter
LSU Health Shreveport Schools of Allied Health, Medicine and Graduate Studies
Louisiana State University Shreveport
Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana Tech's Programs at Barksdale Air Force Base
Loyola College Prep

McCann School of Business and Technology
Montessori in Shreveport
Montessori School Of Ruston
Mount Olive Christian School

Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Mansfield Campus
Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Natchitoches Campus
Natchitoches Parish Schools
Northwestern State University in Natchitoches

Panola Charter Schools in Carthage and Marshall
Panola College (Carthage, Marshall and Center campuses)
Providence Classical Academy

Red River Parish Schools
Remington College (opening at 11am)
Ringgold Elementary and High Schools

Sabine Parish Schools
St. Joseph Catholic School
St. John Berchmans Catholic School
Southern University at Shreveport

Texas State Technical College - Marshall (closing at 3 p.m.)

Virginia College

Waskom ISD is closing at 1 P.M. on Wednesday.

Webster Parish Schools


26th Judicial District Court
All About Kids Daycare
Barksdale Air Force Base - closed except for mission essential personnel
Bedrock Academy
Benton Preschool and Child Care
Bossier Parish Clerk of Court Office
Bossier Parish Courthouse
Bossier Parish Library Systems
Bossier Section 8 Housing Office
Caddo 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Shreveport
Caddo Adult Drug Court
Caddo Council on Aging
Cornerstone Child Development Center
Cross Lake
Cypress Run Child Development
David Raines Community Health Center - Bossier
DeSoto Parish Offices
Diesel Driving Academy
Dreamkeepers Academy
First Baptist Preschool in Minden
Friends For Life Child Care
Galilee Learning Center
La Petite Garderie Child Care Center
Legacy Senior Day Center
Living Word Academy
McKinney Byrd Academy
Noel Methodist Children's Center
New Living Word Ministries School
St. Jude Catholic Preschool in Benton
Shreve Memorial Library - All branches
Sylvan Learning Center of Bossi
Webster Council on Aging
Webster Parish Clerk of Court Office
Webster Parish Courthouse
Webster Parish Library Systems
Webster Section 8 Housing Office
Word of God Academy Shreveport

Roads (Get More information at the DOTD Website)

Bienville Parish
Bienville LA 146 At Simms
Bienville LA 154 West of Converse
Bienville LA 147 Between Arcadia & Mt. Olive
Bienville LA 507 East & West of Bienville
Bienville LA 154 North of Gibsland
Bienville US 371 North of Ringgold
Bienville LA 508 East of Bienville
Bienville LA 792 North of Castor
Bienville LA 153 South of Castor
Bienville I-20 Exit 44 E/B E/B MP 35 West of Goodwill Rd.
Bienville US 80 East & West of Gibsland

Bossier Parish
Bossier LA 157 1.5-Miles North of LA 527
Bossier LA 157 1-mile North of LA 154 Bossier LA 157 North & South @ Alford Rd.
Bossier LA 3 North of LA 160
Bossier I-20 E/B MP 35 West of Goodwill Rd.
Bossier LA 527 MP 7 East & West at Goathill Rd.
Bossier LA 3 North of LA 160 North & South
Bossier I-220 EB off Ramp @ Airline Dr.
Bossier LA 154 MP 4 East & West, East of LA 157
Adner Rd, 1500
Barksdale At Caplis Sligo
Bellevue At Parker
Bellevue At Pease
Bellevue, 1700 Blk
Bellevue, 3300 Blk
Bellevue, 3700 Blk
Bodcau Dam Rd, 912
Bodcau Station, 1200 Blk
Bolinger Cutoff, 400 Blk
Brittany Ln
Bullfight At Caplis Sligo
Camp Zion At Oliver
Camp Zion/ Potter
Caplis Sligo/Bullfight
Caplis/Reeds Reef
Coastal Dr
Coastal, 1900
Crouch Rd/ Merritt
Downs Dr
Fairview Point, 3300 Blk
Fawn Hollow, 735
Goathill Pinehill - Hwy 157
Gray Duck Sub
Hwy 154 At Lalo Rd
Hwy 157 ,11000 Blk
Hwy 157 / 162
Hwy 157 /Hwy 3 1/2 Mile North Of Stiles
Hwy 157 At Alford Rd
Hwy 157 At Black Rd
Hwy 157 At Calumet
Hwy 157 At Carterville
Hwy 157 At Chinanook
Hwy 157 At Goathill
Hwy 157 At Hwy 154
Hwy 157 At Mott Rd
Hwy 157 At Ragan
Hwy 157 At Thurman Cutoff
Hwy 157 At Wilson
Hwy 157 Brittentine Rd Blk100
Hwy 157 In Haughton
Hwy 157 South Of 527
Hwy 157 West Of Linton Bellevue
Hwy 157/Bearcreek
Hwy 160 /Webster Parish Line
Hwy 160, 1600
Hwy 162 / Buffalo
Hwy 162, 1300 - 1700 Blk
Hwy 2 /Red River Bridge Closed
Hwy 3 At Hwy 160
Hwy 3 Just South Of Thornton
Hwy 3 North Of Hamiter
Hwy 3, 9000 Blk
Hwy 527 / 71
Hwy 527 At 157
Hwy 527 At Pine Hill
Hwy 528 At Bellevue Oilfield
Hwy 614, 1500 Blk
Hwy 614/Hwy 80
Hwy 71 / Caplis Sligo
Hwy 71 At Caplis
Hwy 71 At Hwy 157
Hwy 71/Hwy 154
Hwy 80 /FiFi Bottoms
Hwy 80 At Hwy 164
Hwy 80/ Jodie
Hwy 80/Forrest Hills
I20 East/West Bound
Jennifer Ln, 7202
Linton Belleveue/ Sylvan
Linton Bellevue / 157
Linton Bellevue / Deer Trail
Linton, 1500 Blk
Longhorn (Deadend)
Luckey Estates
Oilfield Rd
Old Plain Dealing Rd, 1100 Blk
Old Plain Dealing Rd, 4000 Blk
Potter/Koran Doyline
Princeton @ Winfield
Princeton Rd, 1114
Princeton, 100 Blk
Princeton, 800 Blk
Pump Station Rd
Ragan Ln
S Lakeshore/W Lakeshore
Sligo Rd
Sligo Rd Bridge Washed Out, 3500 Blk
Timbers East
W Hwy 80/ Hwy 164
Ward Ln
West Belle Haven, 2600 Blk
Winfield / Princeton
Winfield At Wafer Washed Out
Winfield, 1100 Blk

Caddo Parish
Caddo LA 169 At Buncombe Rd.
Caddo US 171 MP 168 North & South @ Old Mansfield Rd.

Claiborne Parish
Claiborne LA 518 East of Athens
Claiborne LA 540 North of LA 2
Claiborne LA 2 At Lake Claiborne boat landing
Claiborne LA 3062 East & West, West of Homer Bypass
Claiborne LA 154 3-miles North of I-20

Desoto Parish
DeSoto I-49 Exit 186 N&S, Closed at LA 175
DeSoto LA 191 South of US 84
DeSoto LA 3015 East of Longstreet
DeSoto LA 175 @ Red Bluff Rd
DeSoto LA 175 North & South, North of I-49
DeSoto Linwood Rd North of LA 3276

Jackson Parish
US 167 Southbound near Quitman
LA 148 Near Clay/Vernon

Lincoln Parish
LA 549
LA 150 West of LA 818 & @ Pinetree Rd.
LA 3005 South of US 80
LA 818 Monday Rd.
LA 544 3-miles West of I-20
LA 146 US 167 to LA 563
LA 822 West of Mineral Springs
LA 151 Closed on Arcadia Side
LA 145 South of US 80 in Choudrant
US 80 Between Simmsboro & Ruston
LA 146 At Simms Rd.
LA 3072 At Ball
LA 544 West of Sunshine Rd
LA 3074 East of Marshall
LA 563 At Noble School Rd.
LA 507 At La 815
LA 544 At Mitchel Rd.
LA 146 At LA 563
LA 146 At US 167
LA 822 At Barlett Rd.
LA 151 At LA 544
LA 556 At Jackson/ Lincoln Parish Line

Morehouse Parish
LA 134 East of Oak Ridge
LA 138 Between Collinston & Mer Rouge
LA 3051 From US 425 to East of LA 138
LA 3079 At LA 138
LA 554 Near Perryville

Ouachita Parish
US 80 West of Calhoun
LA 134 3.6 miles from US 165
LA 34 1-mile South of I-20
LA 554 1.6 miles East of US 165
LA 838 At Estates Dr.
LA 3033 MP 2.9

Red River Parish
Red River LA 783 Between US 71 & LA 514
Red River LA 514 MP 8 East & West in Hall Summit

Webster Parish
Webster I-20 Exit 44 E/B Closed due to US 371
Webster US 80 East & West MP 42 under Macintyre overpass
Webster US 371 MP 47 North & South, South of I 20
Webster LA 159 North & South in Minden
Webster LA 164 East & West, East of Doyline
Webster LA 790
Webster US 371 1-mile South of I-20
Webster LA 531 near Penal Farm Rd, East of Sibley
Webster US 79 North & South @ Old Arcadia Rd.
Webster US 371 South of Sibley
Webster LA 531 At Farm Rd.
Webster I-20 MP 44 EB On & Off Ramps

Sabine Parish
LA 171 Near Hornbec

Union Parish
LA 151 At LA 33