The Tammany Hint and all non-emergency workplaces of the St. Tammany Parish authorities will shut Friday (Dec. eight) because of the forecast of extreme winter climate.
Additionally closed would be the Camp Salmen Nature Park and the Youngsters Konnection Playground on Koop Drive, the parish authorities introduced Thursday.
The Star Transit transportation system may also be shut down Friday as will the Vacation of Lights occasion on the Tammany Hint trailhead subsequent to the parish authorities complicated. The vacation mild celebration is scheduled to renew on Saturday, the federal government reported.
State workplaces are additionally closed in quite a few parishes, together with St. Tammany, Washington and Tangipahoa.
A winter climate advisory was issued Thursday morning for areas north of Lake Pontchartrain, together with Slidell, Hammond, Mandeville, Covington and Ponchatoula. The advisory begins at 9 p.m. Thursday and ends at midday Friday.
Forecasters stated chilly rain might morph into a mixture of sleet and snow late Thursday night time and Friday morning north of the lake.