Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 30.08°NLon: -89.93°WElev: 3ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:17 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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