Due to concerns of high winds and heavy rain, all schools and facilities within Calcasieu Parish will be closed on Wednesday, March 9.

"The safety of our students is our primary concern, and we feel that closing school is in their best interest,” said the Calcasieu Parish School Board.

According to KPLC, Cameron Parish schools and facilities will close on Wednesday, March 9, and the Diocese of Lake Charles will also be closed.

Below is a list of additional school closures throughout Southwest Louisiana:

McNeese State University
Delta Tech
SOWELA Technical Community College
Lake Charles Charter Schools
Get a list of more closures and non-closures here.