National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is predicting a strong cold front in South Arkansas by Monday night.

The coldest weather of the season is heading to South Arkansas.

Cool, dry air early Saturday will bring low temperatures slightly below freezing across much of the area.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport said the public should take necessary precautions to protect pets, plants, and pipes.

Saturday morning’s low will be near 28. There will be a slight warming trend with highs in the low to mid 60s and overnight lows near 40 until a new, stronger cold front arrives on Monday.

The new front will bring widespread showers and possibly a few thunderstorms.

There is small chance for a few flurries as the precipitation ends on Tuesday morning but no accumulations are expected.

Sub-freezing temperatures will return to all of the Four State region Monday night with the coldest air of the season expected for Tuesday night.

Monday night’s low will be near 27. The high on Tuesday will only reach 40. The overnight low Tuesday will be near 22.

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