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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 9:50 AM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 10 am CST Wednesday...

* what... snow occurring. Very low wind chills expected. Plan on
hazardous Road conditions. Additional snow accumulations of up
to one inch are expected. Expect wind chills in the single
digits.

* Where... portions of northeast Louisiana and central Mississippi.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 PM today. For
the Wind Chill Advisory, 6 PM this evening to 10 am Wednesday.

* Additional details... look for reduced visibilities at times.
Long exposure to the low wind chills may cause frostbite to
exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and
limited visibilities, 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
gloves.






Hard Freeze Warning
Issued: 9:40 AM CST Jan. 16, 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. Overnight lows will be in
the teens both tonight and Wednesday night. Afternoon highs on
Wednesday are expected to remain below freezing in most areas.

* 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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