A previously scheduled Winter weather advisory now includes East Baton Rouge Parish, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory is issued when wintry weather is expected and residents need to exercise caution.
In addition, a hard freeze warning has been issued for the area starting at midnight and will remain in effect until Saturday at 11 a.m.
A wind chill advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. Saturday.
— NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) January 6, 2017