(WVUE) - The coldest air in several years is descending across Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi. Freeze warnings are in effect for the entire area. Expect multiple freezes and hard freezes for the entire week.
A hard freeze is expected tonight for the North Shore and areas west of the lake. A freeze is anticipated for the metro area. Widespread hard freezes will occur area wide on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Many areas north of the lake will see readings in the teens.
Full precautions needed on both sides of the lake for most of this week.
Wind Chills late tonight and Monday will range from near 5-10 degrees north of Interstate 12 to the teens and 20s south of the lake.
Highs will likely stay in the 30s Monday and Tuesday and reach the 40s Wednesday through Friday. We may not see 50 degrees again until next Saturday.
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