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Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 4:38 AM CST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until noon CST today...

* what... very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
Expect wind chills to range from 10 above zero to 5 below zero.

* Where... portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana,
central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, north central
Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, northwest Mississippi,
south central Mississippi, southeast Mississippi, southwest
Mississippi and west central Mississippi.

* When... now to noon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
gloves.



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Hard Freeze Warning, Special Statement
Issued: 4:36 AM CST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Hard freeze warning remains in effect until noon CST
Thursday...

* temperature... temperatures will remain below freezing through
Thursday morning in most locations. Lows this morning will range
from the single digits north of Interstate twenty to a range of
10 to 15 degrees further south. Afternoon highs on Wednesday are
expected to remain below freezing in most areas with lows
Wednesday night ranging from 10 to 15 degrees.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure could lead to hypothermia and may
harm pets and livestock. Exposed plumbing is in danger of
being damaged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are
imminent or highly likely. These conditions will be dangerous to
people and pets without adequate shelter and could damage exposed
pipes.



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455 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

... Hazardous travel conditions continuing across the area into Wednesday...

As a dangerously cold Arctic airmass continues to move into the
region tonight, snow and ice accumulations will remain on
roadways, and lingering liquid will freeze quickly after sunset.
This will result in dangerous driving conditions across the area
as temperatures fall into the teens by Wednesday morning. If you
have plans to travel, check ahead to find out if roads are safe
along your Route. If icy conditions are being reported, stay off
roadways and limit travel to emergencies only.

To check on Road conditions in your area, you can dial 5-1-1, or
you can visit your state dot website:
for mississippi: http://www.Mdottraffic.Com
for louisiana:http://hb.511la.Org
for arkansas: http://www.Idrivearkansas.Com


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455 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

... Hazardous travel conditions continuing across the area into Wednesday...

As a dangerously cold Arctic airmass continues to move into the
region tonight, snow and ice accumulations will remain on
roadways, and lingering liquid will freeze quickly after sunset.
This will result in dangerous driving conditions across the area
as temperatures fall into the teens by Wednesday morning. If you
have plans to travel, check ahead to find out if roads are safe
along your Route. If icy conditions are being reported, stay off
roadways and limit travel to emergencies only.

To check on Road conditions in your area, you can dial 5-1-1, or
you can visit your state dot website:
for mississippi: http://www.Mdottraffic.Com
for louisiana:http://hb.511la.Org
for arkansas: http://www.Idrivearkansas.Com


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