Statement as of 10:08 AM CST on January 16, 2018
Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 17, 2018
... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until midnight CST
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 11 am CST Wednesday...
* what... a mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow occurring. Very
cold wind chills expected. The ice will result in very slippery
conditions on elevated roads and bridges. Additional ice
accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Expect wind chills
to range from 3 above zero to 9 above zero.
* Where... portions of southeast Louisiana and southern
* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until midnight. For
the Wind Chill Advisory, 9 PM this evening to 11 am Wednesday.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain,
sleet, and snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving. The
latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
Statement as of 10:56 AM CST on January 16, 2018
Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 17, 2018
... Hard freeze warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to noon CST Wednesday...
* temperature... lows will fall into the mid teens to lower 20s
along and north of the I-10/12 corridor. South of I-10 lows
will range from 20 to 25.
* Duration... freezing conditions will likely last for 12 to 26
hours over much of the warned area.
A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are
imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and
other sensitive vegetation.