Posted: Jan 31, 2023, 11:59 AM
Bossier Parish is not in a winter weather warning but a winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for portions of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana near and north of the I-20 corridor through 9 a.m. Wednesday with freezing rain a possibility.
Ground temps are warm and the NWS anticipates temperatures at or near freezing Tuesday night. Ice accumulations could be 0.01 -0.1 inch on elevated surfaces.
As a precaution, the Bossier Parish Police Jury's highway department is preparing winter weather equipment to be assigned to areas of potential icing. A snow plow and sand spreaders are being equipped for service if needed.
Significant ice accumulation is forecast across portions of northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas and lesser amounts across portions of extreme northeast Texas and southwest Arkansas through Wednesday morning.