Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport La
918 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

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This weekend, May 26 through 27, is the Louisiana Hurricane
Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday just before the start of the
Atlantic hurricane season. Louisiana residents can purchase up to
the first $1,500 of the purchase price of emergency preparedness
items such as light sources, weather radios and 2-way radios,
waterproof sheeting, tie-down kits, fuel tank, batteries, cell
phone batteries and chargers, food storage coolers, generators,
storm shutter devices, carbon monoxide detectors, and reusable
freezer packs like blue ice. State sales tax is exempted for
these purchases during May 26 and 27. The time to prepare is now,
even inland. Families are urged to have plan of action for
Hurricanes, flooding, and severe weather.


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