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Tropical storm threatens area with heavy rain and 40 mph wind.
U.S. Coast Guard officials say they are fully prepared for whatever Tropical Storm Cindy brings, but don't expect to have to close any ports in the region.
Morgan City Public Works employee Irvin Trahan Jr., left, guides employee Jeff Bergeron on Tuesday as he moves sand under the U.S. 90 bridge across David Drive. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Morgan City workers were moving the sand Tuesday under the U.S. 90 bridge at David Drive in case the sand is needed for sandbagging operations as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches Louisiana's coast.
All St. Martin School Board facilities, including central offices, will be closed Wednesday due to the tropical storm in the Gulf. Conditions will be monitored Wednesday and a