BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State Troopers have issued a warning to travelers to expect heavy rainfall and severe weather.
Travelers are urged not to drive in this severe weather unless necessary and prepare to undertake large amounts of heavy rainfall. Severed weather is where deadly accidents take place.
Tips to practice safe driving during the winter storms:
- Drive slow
- Stay cautious of high winds, gusty winds that make driving difficult.
- Watch out for law enforcement directing traffic, remember to follow directions.
- Refrain from distactions and using cell phones.
For travelers to learn more about potential road closures and detours call the 511 phone system, or visit the website