Hancock Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:29 PM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight CST
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 11 am CST Wednesday...

* what... winter mix occurring. Very cold wind chills expected. The
combination of sleet, snow, and ice will result in very slippery
conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges, including during the
evening commute. Additional ice accumulations of a trace to a
tenth of an inch are possible. Expect wind chills to range from
3 above zero to 9 above zero.

* Where... portions of southeast Louisiana, southeast Mississippi
and southern Mississippi.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until midnight. For
the Wind Chill Advisory, 9 PM this evening to 11 am Wednesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain,
slet, or 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

Hard Freeze Warning
Issued: 3:17 PM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Hard freeze warning now in effect until noon CST Wednesday...
... Hard freeze warning in effect from 5 PM Wednesday to 11 am CST

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a hard
freeze warning, which is in effect from 5 PM Wednesday to 11 am
CST Thursday.

* 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. These temperatures will be similar
Wednesday night.

* Duration... freezing conditions will likely last for 12 to 26
hours over much of the warned area tonight and then 12 to 18
hours Wednesday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are
imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and
other sensitive vegetation.