Freeze Warning Tonight
FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST SATURDAY TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY... * WHAT...For the Freeze Warning tonight, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected. For the Freeze Warning Saturday night into Sunday morning, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 24 expected. For the Wind Advisory tonight into Saturday, north winds 20 to 25 mph and gusts to 40 mph expected, with higher gusts possible. * WHERE...Portions of northeast Louisiana, central, east central, north central, northeast, northwest, south central, southeast, southwest and west central Mississippi and southeast Arkansas. * WHEN...For the Freeze Warning tonight, from midnight tonight to 10 AM CST Saturday. For the Freeze Warning Saturday night into Sunday morning, from 6 PM CST Saturday to 10 AM CDT Sunday. For the Wind Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to 3 PM CST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. 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.