Ice storm warning in effect for area
Residents should use caution when out driving today and Wednesday, as freezing rain and temperatures are predicted.
C.S. Ross, hydrologist with the National Weather Service, said the area is currently under a warning for winter weather.
“Ruston is under an ice storm warning through 4 p.m. today,” Ross said. “Periods of freezing rain and sleet are expected. Temperatures in mid to late afternoon are expected to inch slightly above freezing, possibly around 33.”