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GOHSEP Monitoring Slight Chance of Freezing Rain, Sleet
Baton Rouge, LA (January 8, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is closely monitoring an upper level disturbance pushing through the state beginning tonight. Most of the state will also see freezing temperatures again overnight. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), there is a slight chance for freezing rain or sleet in some areas. Any accumulation is expected to be minimal during the early morning hours Friday.
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Dangerous Winter Weather Expected for Next Few Days
Baton Rouge, LA (January 6, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare for plunging temperatures and freeze warnings. The National Weather Service (NWS) experts say an arctic air mass moving across much of the U.S. will begin impacting the state tonight. The freezing temperatures are expected to last several hours.
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The Coldest Weather of the Season Expected Later This Week
Baton Rouge, LA (January 5, 2015) The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare for the coldest weather of the season barreling across the U.S. The National Weather Service (NWS) expects a hard freeze in much of the state later this week. The freezing temperatures could last several hours. Weather experts say this system will bring frigid, arctic air to nearly everyone east of the Rockies.
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