Upper Lafourche

 Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory  Statement as of 3:57 PM CST on March 5, 2015


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight CST tonight...
... Freeze warning in effect from 3 am to 7 am CST Friday...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a freeze
warning... which is in effect from 3 am to 7 am CST Friday.

* Timing... through tonight.

* Winds... sustained north winds 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts
expected through midnight tonight.

* Temperature... near or slightly below freezing temperatures
expected late tonight and early Friday morning.

* Duration... 1 to 4 hours of freezing temperatures can be expected
away from urban heat effects.

* Impacts... strong winds will make driving difficult... especially
on east to west oriented roadways and bridges.
Additionally... small tree limbs could be blown down and
unsecured light weight items such as trash cans and light
outdoor furniture could be blown around. Freezing temperatures
can damage sensitive vegetation and are dangerous for outdoor
pets.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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







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