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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
  • Saturday Cooler...sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Monday And Monday Night Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Lows in the lower 60s.
  • Tuesday And Tuesday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Wednesday And Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.