Sneaux Day: Just the right mix of cold and moisture creates a wonderland in South Louisiana

John Snell"s snow photos

Four to six inches of snow was recorded in various places around South Louisiana on Friday, making for a rare winter wonderland.

Snow falls along Hwy. 25 south of Franklinton, LA

Some of the heaviest snow fell in Washington Parish, including in areas around Bogue Chitto State Park near Franklinton.

With temperatures falling into the upper teens tonight, the snow should remain in many spots well into the weekend.

Snow creates a wonderland in Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton, LA

Fall leaves on a canvass of white in Bogue Chitto State Park (John Snell)

Vintage agriculture equipment at the entrance to Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton, LA

Snow turned front yards into Christmas Cards along Hwy. 25

Snow along a fence line on Hwy. 25 in St. Tammany Parish (John Snell)