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Hard freeze warning in effect tonight for most of La.

1 year 11 months 1 week ago November 17, 2014 Nov 17, 2014 Monday, November 17 2014 November 17, 2014 9:19 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness asked residents on Monday morning to prepare themselves for yet another round of severe winter weather.

The National Weather Service issued a hard freeze warning or freeze warning for much of Louisiana. The freeze is expected to last several hours starting tonight and extending into Tuesday morning.

GOHSEP advises Louisiana residents to check out their ALERT FM App, available for most smartphones and tablets, to stay up-to-date with the latest emergency alerts. Residents can also download the new Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Guide by visiting GOHSEP's website at www.getagameplan.org.

The governor's office said residents should use caution and common sense when heating their home, wrap or drain outdoor pipes and take special precautions with pets and livestock in advance of the hard freeze.

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