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Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather Updates

Dec 20
9:02 AM
Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather

Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather Expected

According to the National Weather Service, an extremely cold airmass is expected to surge towards the Gulf coast Thursday and Thursday Night and bring a multitude of hazardous conditions to the area.

Hard Freeze, very strong winds, and dangerous Wind Chill conditions would begin as early as late Thursday night and we will continue to deal with the Arctic air through Christmas Day (December 25th).

Now is the time to start taking measures to protect your family, pets, friends, property, and yourself from the likelihood of extreme and prolonged freezing conditions for southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana.


What will be the impacts:

  • Extreme cold
  • Very strong and possibly damaging wind gusts
  • Dangerous wind chills
  • Hazardous Driving conditions due to winds