Lafayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 04:52 AM CST die 01o February, anno 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 PM CST this evening...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 PM CST this evening.

* Timing...snow will persist into this evening.

* Snow accumulations...additional acccumulati0ns of 4 to 5 inches. Storm totals of 6 to 9 inches.

* Winds...northeast 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph through late afternoon.

* Impacts...snow covered roads and considerable blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities reduced to 1/2 mile or much less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Blowing snow will lead to low visibility with brief whiteout conditions. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.