Dense Fog Monday Morning and Cold Temperatures Ahead

Published 8:20 am Monday, October 17, 2022

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An update concerning the foggy conditions early across the Mississippi Coast as well as much of Southeastern Louisiana especially near Lake Pontchartrain and south. Dense fog will pose a travel hazard early this morning with visibility around a 1/4 mile in some areas. Conditions will improve after sunrise.

However, much colder temperatures are forecasted for our area with near or even below freezing temperatures.


WHAT: A Freeze Watch has been issued for temperatures near or just below freezing

WHEN: Wednesday morning there will be a few hours of at or below freezing temperatures

WHERE: Locations along and north of the I-12 corridor through Coastal MS, along and North of Lake Pontchartrain.


  • There is high confidence that there will be a few hours of near or sub-freezing temperatures Wednesday morning.


  • Temperatures will fall into the lower 30s and will be below freezing for 2 to 3 hours.

  • These conditions can damage citrus and other sensitive agricultural crops