Driving up I-55 right now...just passed through that cold rain in Independence. Truck temp is steadily falling...at 36 right now near Amite. Nothing showing up in radar here, but still a very light mist falling.
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA 903 AM CST FRI JAN 22 2016
.UPDATE... QUICK UPDATE TO ADD MENTION OF SNOW FLURRIES ACROSS NORTHERN REACHES OF THE FORECAST AREA. NO IMPACT EXPECTED AND NO ACCUMULATION EXCEPT FOR POSSIBLY A DUSTING ON SURFACES SUCH AS TREES AND CARS.
Winter 2019 - 2020 Freeze Days so far: 10
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA 909 AM CST FRI JAN 22 2016
LAZ039-071-MSZ070-071-077-221715- WASHINGTON-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...AMITE... KENTWOOD...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN...PICAYUNE 909 AM CST FRI JAN 22 2016
...LIGHT SNOW FLURRIES FALLING NEAR THE MISSISSIPPI-LOUISIANA STATE LINE... ...NO ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED...
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND SOME PUBLIC REPORTS HAVE INDICATED THAT LIGHT SNOW WAS FALLING ALONG INTERSTATE 55 FROM BROOKHAVEN...THROUGH MCCOMB AND OSYKA TO NEAR KENTWOOD. THIS AREA OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BE MOVING EAST INTO WASHINTON PARISH...WALTHALL COUNTY AND MAY REACH UPPER PORTIONS OF PEARL RIVER COUNTY BEFORE ENDING LATER THIS MORNING.
NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ON PAVED SURFACES AS AIR AND GROUND TEMPERATURES REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING. SOME LIGHT DUSTING CAN OCCUR ON GRASSY AREAS...IN TREES AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES BEFORE MELTING.
The European model did very good job yesterday of showing the warm nose over Central Mississippi this morning but eventually the cold air will wrap around into Central Mississippi and they will get their snow.