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St James Parish Sheriff's Office
Wednesday January 17th, 2018 :: 04:49 p.m. CST

Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 09:00AM Thursday

...HAZARDOUS AND FRIGID WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED AGAIN TONIGHT... .A long duration hard freeze is expected tonight with very cold low temperatures expected to reach the mid teens to mid 20s over the forecast area. Although winds will not be particularly strong tonight and Thursday morning, it will not take much wind to lower the wind chill values into the lower teens to possible single digits at times. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 above zero to 5 above zero for much of the period.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Louisiana, southeast Mississippi and southern Mississippi.

* WHEN...9 PM this evening to 9 AM Thursday.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ASCENSION ... ASSUMPTION ... EAST BATON ROUGE ... EAST FELICIANA ... IBERVILLE ... LIVINGSTON ... LOWER JEFFERSON ... LOWER LAFOURCHE ... LOWER PLAQUEMINES ... LOWER ST. BERNARD ... LOWER TERREBONNE ... NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... ORLEANS ... POINTE COUPEE ... SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... ST. CHARLES ... ST. HELENA ... ST. JAMES ... ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ... ST. TAMMANY ... UPPER JEFFERSON ... UPPER LAFOURCHE ... UPPER PLAQUEMINES ... UPPER ST. BERNARD ... UPPER TERREBONNE ... WASHINGTON ... WEST BATON ROUGE ... WEST FELICIANA

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
St James Parish Sheriff's Office
5800 Louisiana 44
Convent, LA 70723

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 225-562-2200

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Chill Advisory

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