NWS Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook for Possible Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow

National Weather Service, Shreveport, LA
11:27am CST Friday, January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 - This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas including Sevier, Howard, Little River, Hempstead, Nevada, Miller, Lafayette, Columbia, Union, Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Lincoln, De Soto, Red River, Bienville, Jackson, Ouachita, Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, Caldwell, La Salle, McCurtain, Bowie, Franklin, Titus, Camp, Morris, Cass, Wood, Upshur, Marion, Smith, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Rusk, Panola, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Angelina, and San Augustine.

DAY ONE... This Afternoon and Tonight...

No hazardous weather is expected.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... Saturday through Thursday...

After a very cold and dry weekend, another Arctic cold front will arrive Monday night. Temperatures will fall to below freezing once again, and rain will begin mixing with freezing rain, sleet and snow. There is still a lot of uncertainty in the forecast for this event, but some accumulation of wintry precipitation does appear possible at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Activation of emergency managers, skywarn networks, and amateur radio operators will not be needed through the weekend.