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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will continue to bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. through Thursday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to fall across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 60. East winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Friday Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs 72 to 78.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.