Wednesday, February 18, 2015
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for our area from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Thursday. Forecasters predict temperatures to fall into the lower 30s to 20s and impact St. John Parish for several hours.
Residents are advised to take freeze preparedness measures at home and work. 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 urged to avoid fires. Temperatures are expected to rise in advance of the weekend.
Please stay tuned to local weather stations for weather updates. Please also sign up to receive emergency notifications to your home phone, cell phone, email or SMS text messaging device by visiting the homepage of the Parish's website at www.sjbparish.com and clicking "Stay Connected."