Update To Winter Weather Threat for Today
Good morning Shreveport partners,
...A Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are still in effect through Tonight...
Timing and Overview:
- Rain will transition to freezing rain across portions of Southeast Oklahoma, Northeast Texas, and Southwest Arkansas this morning. Precipitation could be heavy at times.
- After daybreak, the precipitation will transition to a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow, while gradually expanding eastward into more of East Texas and Southwest Arkansas.
- Less than 1 inch for portions of Southeast Oklahoma, far Northeast Texas, and portions of Southwest Arkansas in the warning area.
- No significant accumulations for those areas within the Winter Weather Advisory.
- Freezing Rain/Ice
- From one-quarter inch to almost a half an inch for areas in the Winter Storm Warning area.
- Up to a quarter of an inch for areas in the Winter Weather Advisory area.
- Ice is expected on all surfaces, making travel extremely dangerous to near impossible within the warning area.
- Elevated bridges and roadways will be at the highest risk across both the warning and advisory area.
- Isolated power outages could occur in the warning and advisory area due to ice on power lines and tree limbs.
Additional updates will be emailed as staffing/time permits. Please reference the additional resources below for more information.
Additional Information Resources:
NWS Shreveport Contact Numbers: 318-636-7345 or 318-631-3669 M-F (8AM - 4PM)
NWS Shreveport Webpage: http://www.weather.gov/shv
NWS Shreveport Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NWSShreveport
NWS Shreveport Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/NWSShreveport
NWS Shreveport YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/NWSShreveport
Weather Prediction Center (Winter Weather Forecasts): http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/wwd/winter_wx.shtml
Today’s Precipitation Accumulations: http://water.weather.gov/precip/?loctype=WFO&loc=wfoSHV
Request for Information:
Please relay winter weather reports and/or photos of winter weather to our office ASAP. Please e-mail photos to:
NWS Shreveport, LA