ice storm New Orleans Braces For Ice Storm By Eileen Fleming • Jan 28, 2014 Plaquemines Parish Listen Listening... / 1:42 Mayor Landrieu reviews storm preparations. Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as a winter ice storm bears down on the southern states. New Orleans is on high alert to cope with unusually cold and rough weather. Mayor Landrieu Says Icy City Streets Will Be Dangerous By Eileen Fleming • Jan 27, 2014 Listen Listening... / 0:51 Mayor Landrieu says the city has no equipment to treat icy city streets. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has ordered City Hall closed tomorrow and Wednesday because of the incoming ice storm. The mayor says conditions could be the worst seen in the city for 25 years.