... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CST Tuesday...
The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 10 am CST Tuesday.
* Event... areas of fog have developed this evening over much of
the region. The fog is expected to reduce visibilities to near
or less than one quarter of a mile later tonight... as warmer
air begins to shift north atop a much colder ground surface.
* Impact... reduced visibilities will make driving hazardous
through mid morning Tuesday... especially where roads are wet.
A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
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Dense Fog Advisory
Statement as of 9:48 PM CST on March 02, 2015
Statement as of 10:34 PM CST on March 02, 2015
... A wintry mix will return to portions of the four state region
Wednesday night and Thursday morning...
A strong Arctic cold front will enter southeast Oklahoma... extreme
northeast Texas... and the northern sections of southwest Arkansas
around daybreak Wednesday... with much colder air spilling south
into East Texas and north Louisiana during the day. Showers and
thunderstorms will develop near and just behind the cold
front... with a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet expected to
develop farther north behind the front during the afternoon over
southeast Oklahoma and central Arkansas as temperatures quickly
fall to or below freezing. The rain is expected to change over to a
mix of freezing rain and sleet Wednesday evening over extreme
northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma... as well as southwest
Arkansas... and possibly after midnight Wednesday night across the
Interstate 20 corridor of north Louisiana.
At this time... ice accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an
inch will be possible across McCurtain County Oklahoma... portions
of extreme northeast Texas... southwest Arkansas and northcentral
Louisiana through Thursday morning. Isolated higher ice
accumulations greater than one quarter of an inch will be possible
across portions of southwest Arkansas. The precipitation may
change over to snow before ending across southeast Oklahoma and
southwest Arkansas late Wednesday night... resulting in light
snowfall accumulations of one to two inches... with isolated higher
amounts... atop the ice.
A Winter Storm Watch may be needed across portions of the region
for Wednesday night. Be sure to monitor the latest forecasts from
the National Weather Service concerning this potential winter storm.