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Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 4:20 AM CST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am CST this
morning...

* what... winds around 5 mph across the area have resulted in wind
chill readings into the single digits across most of the area.
The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30
minutes to exposed skin.

* Where... portions of south central Arkansas, southwest Arkansas,
   north central Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, southeast
Oklahoma, East Texas and northeast Texas.

* When... .through 10 am CST this morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.



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Hard Freeze Warning
Issued: 4:22 AM CST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Hard freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am CST this
morning...
... Hard freeze warning remains in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 9 am CST Thursday...

* event... temperatures have plummeted into the single digits to
lower teens early this morning, resulting in hard freeze
conditions area wide. Tonight, subfreezing temperatures will
return to the area, with readings in the teens are to be
expected.

* Timing... although these cold temperatures will gradually begin
warming after sunrise today, afternoon temperatures will likely
remain near or below freezing. Hard freeze conditions can once
again be expected areawide Wednesday night, several hours after
sunset.

* Impact... take precautions to cover exposed pipes and bring
pets indoors as well as protect any sensitive outdoor plants.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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