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(6:00-8:00 am) August 27, 2005: Louisiana State Police Open Emergency Operations Center

The Louisiana State Police activates the Emergency Operations Center in Baton Rouge, and opens a toll-free hotline. The center will monitor the path of Hurricane Katrina. Additionally, local troops have placed additional troopers on telephone standby in preparations to assist with increased traffic flow. (Louisiana State Police 8/27/2005; Louisiana State Police 8/27/2005)


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