David Bernard, FOX 8 New Orleans

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FOX 8 New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Storms by Friday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The first 90 degree day is possible on Thursday. Otherwise it will have to wait until the weekend or early next week. In the meantime, a cold front will move into Louisiana late Thursday and into Friday. There will be a chance for storms on Friday as the front stalls near Southeast Louisiana. A few spotty storms may linger on Saturday but the front will wash out and be… → Read More

Storm threat late on Sunday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A cold front will move into Louisiana on Easter Sunday. It will be warm, breezy and humid on Easter morning. By the afternoon a few storms are possible most likely north of the lake. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s. By evening a broken line of storms will move across the area. A few could be strong to severe. The cold front arrives overnight. Early next week… → Read More

Severe storms expected on Tuesday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A powerful area of low pressure will move across the region on Tuesday. Ahead of the storms winds will gust to near 40 mph. By midday Tuesday and into the afternoon the line of severe storms will move across the FOX 8 viewing area and exit the Mississippi Gulf Coast by the evening hours. Tornadoes, damaging winds of 60 mph or higher along with large hail are expected with… → Read More

Several rain chances this week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The very dry conditions across the area will get some relief this week. Only a few spotty showers and storms are expected on Tuesday as a warm front moves back north. However by Wednesday low pressure will move out of the Gulf of Mexico with another cold front. Rounds of rain and an occasional storm are possible Wednesday into Wednesday night. There could be a few heavy… → Read More

Rainy start to Sunday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Areas of mostly light rain will spread across the area by daybreak Sunday and end in the early afternoon. That means morning parades could be a bit wet but it’s more of an annoyance and not a washout. It will be breezy and quite chilly in the afternoon with little to no sun and temperatures in the 50s. The weather picture turns fantastic for Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras with… → Read More

Storm threat Thursday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Nice and mild weather for the next couple of days. Temperatures will be near 70 on Tuesday and well into the 70s on Wednesday. Clouds and humidity increase on Wednesday with even a stray shower possible. It will also be breezy. A cold front arrives Thursday with windy conditions ahead of it. A line of storms will likely form over Western Louisiana and move in our direction… → Read More

Beautiful Winter weather this week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The next week will be sunny and cool. Sunday will be spectacular after a cold start with temperatures easily into the middle and even upper 50s. The exception is Monday as a weak disturbance moves across the Gulf. This will bring cloudy skies to the area for one day and maybe a sprinkle near the coast. From Tuesday into Friday it will be cold in the morning and mild in the… → Read More

Winter storm possible early Friday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The warm-up this week will be brief but last into Wednesday when temperatures will soar into the 70s. On Thursday, a strong cold front will bring much colder temperatures, windy conditions and some spotty rain. Temperatures will fall into the 30s by late afternoon with wind chills in the upper teens and 20s. By Thursday night a winter storm will move out of Texas and into… → Read More

Winter weather advisory north and west

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - On Thursday a strong cold front will bring much colder temperatures, windy conditions and some spotty rain. Temperatures will fall into the 30s by late afternoon with wind chills in the upper teens and 20s. By Thursday night a winter storm will move out of Texas and into Louisiana. This does not look like a big deal. At most there could be an icy spot or two on bridges and… → Read More

David: Nice January weather this week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - It will be seasonably cool for the first part of the week. A disturbance will bring in clouds late Tuesday and into part of Wednesday. Otherwise temperatures will moderate a bit by late week back into the 60s. Overnight lows will be chilly but pretty typical by January standards with 40s on the South Shore and 30s away from the lake. Another cold front moves across the area… → Read More

Rain returns

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The dry stretch is ending and rain returns for Tuesday and much of the week. The rain moves back in on Tuesday and is likely into Wednesday. There is still some rain around on Thursday but a drier trend is possible. The best looking days right now appear to be Friday and Saturday. Another weak disturbance may bring some spotty rain by the end of this upcoming weekend and… → Read More

Flood Watch into Wednesday

Serious flooding possible for parts of the area into Wednesday → Read More

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Off and on storms into Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A bit of a break in the rain but it won’t last long. Another area of storms are likely by late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain and flooding. The threat for severe weather is on the lower side so the main issue is rain amounts. A stalled cold front will sit across the area on Wednesday and another round of rain is likely with a few… → Read More

More rain on the way

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Rain returns on Friday. The best chance for widespread heavy rain will likely be later in the afternoon and into the evening and overnight hours. The flood watch will remain in effect until noon on Saturday. The highest rain totals will be from around Lake Pontchartrain north. Less rain is expected near the coast. The rain will linger into Saturday but widespread heavy rain… → Read More

Rainy weather for most of the week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Rounds of rain and storms are likely for most of the week. Some of the storms could be strong to severe on Tuesday. The greatest threats will be damaging winds and very large hail. Additional rain with the possibility of flooding will redevelop on Wednesday. It’s unclear how heavy the rain will be on Thursday and Friday but there could be some decent amounts on at least one… → Read More

Weather turns stormy later this week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Not much in the way of rain for Tuesday and Wednesday. A stray shower here or there will be possible but otherwise the main headline will be more clouds and humidity. Temperatures will hover around 80. The first of several disturbances this week will likely arrive overnight Wednesday and into early Thursday. The timing for rain and storms remains highly uncertain for later… → Read More

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Flooding threat Tuesday and Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Storms will be on the increase during the day Tuesday. The rain could become torrential at times. Just about anywhere could see flooding develop by the afternoon hours. There may be a break in the rain by tomorrow night but a second round of heavy rain is likely for parts of the area on Wednesday. A cold front arrives with a few more storms on Thursday and those could be… → Read More

Turning colder again

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Another plunge of cold air will sweep across the area on Thursday and Friday. Highs will only reach the 40s. Thursday will be cloudy and windy. Wind chills will drop into the 20s and 30s during the day. Some sun returns by Friday. Freezing temperatures are possible on both sides of the lake Friday and Saturday mornings. A hard freeze is possible away from the lake especially… → Read More