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Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 5:08 PM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am CST
Wednesday...
... Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled...

* what... very low wind chills expected. Expect wind chills ranging
between -2 and 5 degrees.

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

* When... 6 PM this evening to 10 am Wednesday.

* Additional details... long exposure to the low wind chills may
cause frostbite to exposed skin. Dangerous travel conditions
will persist from snowfall earlier today.

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.






Special Statement, Hard Freeze Warning
Issued: 4:55 PM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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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344 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

... 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. Some locations
across the Highway 82 corridor may see overnight lows tonight in
the single digits. 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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