Cold - High 39 Today
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 39.
South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the morning.
HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Temperatures will fall into the teens this morning, continuing a prolonged period of mainly below freezing temperatures. Temperatures will finally rise above freezing today acrss the entire area. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and central and south Mississippi. * WHEN...Through 10 AM CST. * IMPACTS...A prolonged period of subfreezing temperatures may cause pipes to burst and water main breaks to occur. Very cold temperatures could result in hypothermia and become life- threatening to those with prolonged exposure or without access to adequate warmth. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.