South Louisiana doesn't see snow very often, so when a winter storm arrives people don't spend all their time stocking up on essentials. This is Louisiana, after all, and many take advantage of the rare opportunity to enjoy the winter weather.
There wasn't much to work with, however, despite systems that swept through the state twice this week, dumping a wintry mix of snow, sleet and ice on cities from Lafayette to Ruston to coastal Mississippi.
Cue the miniature snowman:
— Zackary Miller (@pspo) January 28, 2014
— Heather Elizabeth (@NOLAjewelry504) January 28, 2014
— Antwan Harris (@antwanharris) January 28, 2014
— The Remedy Room (@RemedyRoomNola) January 29, 2014
— shoecrazy (@shoecrazylady) January 28, 2014
— Fran (@fransco) January 29, 2014
Mardi Gras Sleetman from Gulfport, MS. pic.twitter.com/VRR89NEdC4
— WGNO (@WGNOtv) January 29, 2014