St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Temperatures Predicted Between Mid Teens & Mid 20s Tonight

Temperatures Predicted Between Mid Teens & Mid 20s Tonight

Monday, January 6, 2014


As a result of cooler temperatures impacting the region, residents are advised to take preparedness measures at home and work tonight as a hard freeze warning remains in affect for the area. Preparations include wrapping and protecting exposed pipes, protecting sensitive plants and crops and safely sheltering outdoor pets and farm animals. Proper use of heating equipment is encouraged to avoid fires.


Temperatures are predicted to drop between the mid teens and mid 20s. Although winds will be much lighter than this morning, they will continue to be elevated.


Please stay tuned to local weather stations for weather updates and dial 9-1-1 for any emergencies. Please also sign up to receive emergency notifications to your home phone, cell phone, email or SMS text messaging device. Residents may sign up for the service by visiting the homepage of the Parish's website at and clicking "Stay Connected."