Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
651 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-131300-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
651 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Sub-freezing temperatures are forecast across the outlook area
tonight into early Saturday morning, and a Freeze Warning is in
effect for areas south of Lake Pontchartrain overnight.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect across the tidal lakes,
sounds and coastal waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A moderate to hard freeze along with very cold wind chill values
are expected across a majority of the outlook area Saturday night
into Sunday morning. As a result, a Freeze Watch has been issued
for areas southwest and south of Lake Pontchartrain Saturday night
through Sunday morning. A Hard Freeze Watch has been be issued for
Southwest Mississippi, East Central Louisiana and Mississippi
Coast Saturday night through Sunday morning.

In addition, Small Craft Advisory conditions will continue much
of Saturday morning, and possible Saturday night into early
Sunday morning across all or most of the marine area.

Another strong cold front will move through the region Tuesday.
There is a chance of precipitation Tuesday and Tuesday evening.
Wintry mix of precipitation is possible across east central
Louisiana, Florida and River parishes of Louisiana, Southwest
Mississippi and Coastal Mississippi. There is still a great deal
of uncertainty with accumulation amounts if any and timing.

Moreover, arctic air is expected to cause another moderate to
hard freeze and very cold wind chill values across most of the
outlook area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, and northern
portions of the area Wednesday night into Thursday morning. A
renewed period of Small Craft Advisory conditions is expected late
Tuesday into Wednesday across the marine area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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