The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Hard Freeze Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 10 a.m. Monday morning. A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from 10 p.m. this evening through noon Monday for all of the Four State region.
An arctic air mass will settle south into the region today, with temperatures falling well below freezing tonight. When combined with these very cold temperatures, north winds of
10 to 15 mph will result in dangerously cold wind chills ranging from 0 to 10 above zero across the Four State region.
Precautions should be taken to protect pipes and provide warm shelter to plants and pets tonight and Monday. Prolonged exposure could lead to hypothermia and may harm pets and livestock.
A Hard Freeze Warning means dangerously cold temperatures are imminent or highly likely. Prolonged exposure could be dangerous to humans, pets, and plants. Check on elderly friends and family
to ensure they have proper heating sources. Provide pets with adequate shelter and access to unfrozen water.These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.