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: 30.0385° N Lon: 89.9037° W Elev: 3 ft.

A Few Clouds

51°F

11°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NE 16 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.6 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 13 Feb 6:53 am CST
Detailed forecast for

Orleans Parish

Today
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening...then chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then rain showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
Friday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.



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355 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016
 
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