NWS: Wintry mix 'expected' north of the lake Thursday night
The National Weather Service says a wintry mix is expected in parts of St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes starting Thursday night.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for areas of southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi from 9 p.m. to noon Friday. Forecasters expect cold rain to transition into a mix of sleet and snow Thursday night and Friday morning.
Wintry mix coming pic.twitter.com/aoUo3wKE5j— NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) December 7, 2017
The National Weather Service says some light accumulation on elevated surfaces and grassy areas could occur but will melt quickly after the precipitation ends.
A wintry mix headed to the area tonight into Friday pic.twitter.com/lprSVPlwys— NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) December 7, 2017