Freeze warnings issued for Southeast Louisiana

Freeze warnings issued for Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for several areas in Southeast Louisiana.

A freeze warning will go into effect from Midnight to 8 a.m. Monday morning for the following parishes: Assumption, St. James, St. John the Baptist, Lafourche, St. Charles, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne.
Freezing conditions are not expected in the City of New Orleans according to the NWS, but as a precaution the city put it's freeze plan into effect.

Anyone needing shelter will be accepted  at the following locations free of charge:

  • The Salvation Army, 4530 South Claiborne Ave. – will accept males and females beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Ozanam Inn, 843 Camp St. – will accept males only beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Covenant House, 611 North Rampart St. – will accept males and females between the ages 16-21, their dependent children, and any female with dependent minor children. Mothers with small children may come anytime.
  • New Orleans Mission, 1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. – will only accept male or female adults beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Temperatures are expected to fall into the high 20s and stay there for a duration of 4-to-6 hours. Sub-freezing temperatures are highly likely, according to the NWS.

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