National Weather Service: Hazardous road conditions, snow expected
Hazardous road conditions are expected Sunday night through Monday, and could linger into Tuesday due to the cold temperatures.
The National Weather Service says light rain starting now will transition to sleet and freezing rain as we go through Sunday night.
As the precipitation ends Monday morning, it will transition to snow.
Bitterly cold temperatures follow the precipitation, with lows Monday night in the single digits to teens.
Tuesday brings no precipitation, but highs will only be in the 30s.
Tuesday night will see temperatures below freezing. Precipitation will start around midnight, and freezing rain is expected late Tuesday into early Wednesday.
Expected ice totals tonight through Monday morning:
- Southeast Texas 0.10-0.25″
- East Texas 0.10-0.25″
- Southwest Louisiana 0.25-0.50″
- South central Louisiana 0.25-0.50″
- Central Louisiana 0.20-0.50″.
Expected snow totals Sunday night through Monday afternoon:
- Southeast Texas 1 inch or less
- East Texas 2-4 inches
- Southwest Louisiana less than 1 inch
- South central Louisiana less than 1 inch
- Central Louisiana 1-2 inches.
For additional coverage, read https://www.panews.com/2021/02/14/judge-jeff-branick-below-freezing-temperatures-coming-traveling-discouraged/
On Sunday afternoon, Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick said local residents can expect below freezing temperatures beginning Sunday evening that... read more