Red River OEP Issues Storm Alert

The Red River Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is relaying the storm warning.  Sunday morning parish OEP issued this alert:

Winter Storm Warning issued January 10 at 2:55AM CST until January 11 at 8:00AM CST by NWS Shreveport LA
Areas Affected in addition to Red River Parish are Sabine; Winn; Bienville; Sabine; Bossier; Rusk; Webster; Nacogdoches; Gregg; Cherokee; De Soto; Lincoln; Union; Natchitoches; San Augustine; Union; Caddo; Panola; Jackson; Ouachita; Claiborne; Smith; Harrison; Angelina; Shelby; Caldwell
…Accumulating snowfall will be possible across portions of the
area this evening through Monday morning…

A strong winter storm will be moving through the region today
and continue into Monday morning. Rain during the day today will
transition to all snow or a wintry mix this evening and continue
into early Monday morning. Accumulating snow will be possible
across the entire area with the greatest amounts across portions
of north central and northwest Louisiana, south central Arkansas
and east and northeast Texas.

* WHAT…Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2
to 4 inches.

* WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest Louisiana,
south central Arkansas and east and northeast Texas.

* WHEN…From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 AM CST Monday.

* IMPACTS…Difficult travel conditions are possible as roads may
become slick, especially on bridges and elevated roadways. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.