Snow in Louisiana: live updates, photos and school closings


It's snowing in southeast Louisiana! There are no reports of frozen things in New Orleans, but North Shore is receiving bursts with some buildup. This is what we know about the weather on Friday morning (December 8).

This publication will be updated throughout the morning. Cool for the latest information.

– See school closures in anticipation of snow.

6:15 a.m.

It's snowing south of Folsom. | Times-Picayune reporter Bob Warren is driving down Highway 25. He said the snow is falling quite well. There is no accumulation on the road, but it is accumulating in mailboxes, cars and on the side of the road.

Snow was reported just south of Folsom on early Friday morning (December 8). (Photo by Bob Warren, | The Times-Picayune) Carlie Kollath Wells

6:10 a.m.

It's snowing in Baton Rouge. Look at these snowflakes:

It's SNEAUXING at Tiger Stadium!

– LSU Pix (@LSUpix) December 8, 2017

It's already coming down! #LAwx

– Steve Caparotta (@SteveWAFB) December 8, 2017

Oh, it's really snowing. @SteveWAFB

– Fab BBW of Ur MCM [?] (@Whodat_chic) ​​ December 8, 2017

Snowman in Denham Springs @SteveWAFB @WAFBweather

– db (@tiger_teen) December 8, 2017

Snowing here at Iberville Parish [?][?][?] @SteveWAFB @WAFBweather #LouisianaSnow #SNEAUX

– [?] BelindaMSFighter [?] (@ CallMeBella_74) December 8, 2017

] @ WAFB … and it will be called Roux. #nowday #sneaux

– Sierra Crump (@ SierraCrump27) December 8, 2017

6:05 a.m.

Parts of southeastern Louisiana could get up to 2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. Be very careful when driving on elevated surfaces, such as bridges and overpbades. Here is the complete weather statement:

Heavy snowfalls occur in many places this morning across the north coast. Roads can become slippery in several locations during the heaviest snow gusts this morning, especially those that are high. Visibilities are also reduced to half a mile or less within the most intense snowfall. Please use extreme caution when transiting these areas today. A winter weather advisory remains until noon today with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches.

6 a. M.

Ronnie Simpson, spokesman for St. Tammany Parish, said he receives reports of snow from Covington north of Folsom.

South of the lake, it's still a cold rain. Forecasters do not expect snow in New Orleans.

Snow reports in Hammond and Kentwood as well:

Snow in Hammond …

– Duke Carter II (@dcarterII) December 8, 2017

Hey Duke … you must drive to Kentwood. #letitsnow !!

– Robin Richardson (@ queen84) December 8, 2017

5:55 a.m.

Traffic flows well on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, officials tell | Times-Picayune reporter, Bob Warren. However, motorcycles are not allowed due to severe weather.

Restrictions remain in effect at the Causeway Bridge of Lake Pontchartrain in both directions due to severe weather. No motorcycles are allowed on the bridge.

– New Orleans Traffic (@NOLA_Traffic) December 8, 2017

5:50 am

Some people have fun with the snow that falls this morning on Amite! @ FOX8NOLA pic / znFwMu34ad

– Allen Henry (@AllenHenry) December 8, 2017

5:45 a.m.

It's snowing in Covington and Folsom. Watch the live broadcast of WVUE Fox 8 News:

5:30 am

A winter weather warning is still valid for North Shore until noon today.

Notice of winter weather in force. Cold rain changes to snow this morning, especially north of the lake. Expect a cold rain south of the lake with a small chance of mixing later in the day and at night. Sub-zero temperatures are expected tonight. #lawx #mswx

– NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) December 8, 2017

5:15 a.m. [19659002] It's snowing in parts of Mississippi and northern Louisiana. Take a look at this build:

Heavy snowfall in McComb, MS. It has been solid snow here since 8 or 9 pm. @NWSNewOrleans @ NWSJacksonMS @JimCantore

– Drew Smith (@DrewSmith__) December 8, 2017

We have already reached 1 "Snow here at JAN airport.

– NWS Jackson MS (@NWSJacksonMS) December 8, 2017

So, it never snows in Natchez huh? Look again! This is a live look!

– Joy Redmond (@JoyRedmondTV) December 8, 2017

Monterey, LA in the parish of Concordia watching #snow staying this tomorrow @MyArkLaMiss @ NWSJacksonMS #lawx

– Reid Lybarger (@ReidLybarger) December 8, 2017

@NWSJacksonMS snow on the island of Sicily Louisiana in the parish of Catahoula

– Eric Barron (@catahoulatigers) December 8, 2017

If you have to leave and drive this morning, be careful when approaching bridges and pbades

– Richland PD MS (@_richlandmspd) December 8, 2017

A Covered McComb of snow this morning from our Alfa Insurance sky camera, the transversal roads seem to be mainly mo Jadas, but be careful if you have to be outside. #mswx

– Patrick Ellis (@PatrickEllisWx) December 8, 2017

#Snow doing a good job of sticking ashore in Wisner, LA! @MyArkLaMiss @ NWSJacksonMS #lawx

– Reid Lybarger (@ReidLybarger) December 8, 2017

Some more ] #now photos of Tensas Parish this morning @MyArkLaMiss @NWSJacksonMS #lawx

– Reid Lybarger (@ReidLybarger) December 8, 2017

Snow fall and accumulation at Rankin EOC in Brandon, MS. @NWSJacksonMS

– RANKIN EOC (@RANKINEOC) December 8, 2017

Carlie Kollath Wells [19659095] is a morning reporter at | The Times-Picayune. Do you have an early advice? Send it to her: [email protected] or Twitter @carlie_kollath .

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