Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.87°NLon: -89.91°WElev: 3ft.

A Few Clouds

48°F

9°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Poydras LA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Poydras LA
 29.87°N 89.91°W
3:17 am CST Feb 14, 2016
4am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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