National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning...then rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 66 to 72. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Sunday Night Windy. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then slight chance of light rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph increasing to northwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Monday Cooler. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Highs around 50. North winds 10 to 25 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Tuesday Night Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the upper 40s.
  • Wednesday Cloudy with rain likely. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Thursday Night And Friday Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Friday Night And Saturday Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s.