North Shore Hard Freeze Warning

The National Weather Service issued an overnight hard freeze warning on the North Shore.

By now people in Mandeville are well versed on what to do when a hard freeze warning goes into effect by protecting their plants, pipes and pets.

“Moved all my plants into my shed,” says Ed Green. “And I covered up the big blue agave.”

By definition a hard freeze means there’s at least two hours of air temperature cold enough to kill seasonal vegetation.

Either way folks in Mandeville were ready.

“I’m very prepared. I got to get up at 4:30 in the morning,” says Jason who works on a boat. “It’s going to be really cold. I’m going to the Mississippi River, the coldest spot.”

The North Shore hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9am Thursday.