Parish President issues severe weather advisory

Enhanced Risk

 

Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has issued a severe weather advisory based upon information received this morning from the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, our area is expected to experience a significant severe weather threat on Friday afternoon, April 13, continuing until Saturday morning, April 14.

On Friday afternoon, there exists the possibility of strong winds, heavy rain (3-4 inches), large hail and tornadoes. The amount of rainfall could cause localized flooding conditions. The rain could continue until early Saturday morning

After the cold front moves through our area, temperatures are expected to drop into the mid-30s to upper 50s late Saturday through Monday morning.

All citizens are encouraged to take necessary precautions in advance of the weather threat, and to exercise caution when travel is necessary.