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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

More cold coming

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Hard freezes will stick around into Wednesday morning. Tuesday morning will be the coldest with low to mid 20s south of the lake and teens away from the lake. There will be a brief “warm-up” on Wednesday along with a round of rain and storms. There could be a few strong storms near the coast in this bubble of somewhat warmer air. However another strong cold front will arrive… → Read More

Cold mornings ahead

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Temperatures will be near or below freezing for many areas away from the lake on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. The days will get a bit warmer each day and could be in the 70s by Thursday. By the end of the week another cold front will arrive with some spotty rain. A second surge of potentially Arctic air will arrive on Sunday. This will need to be monitored for the… → Read More

Winter returns

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A return to winter weather will last for a couple of days. Gusty north winds Thursday morning will put the feels like readings in the upper 20s and lower 30s. Highs Thursday and Friday will be in the 50s with chilly overnight lows in the 30s and 40s. A light freeze north is likely Friday morning. There should be lots of sun both days with just some high thin clouds blowing… → Read More

Cold front to end the week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Drier and cooler air builds into the area during the day on Wednesday. North winds will increase and gust up to 30 mph by the afternoon hours. It will be much cooler but sunny and dry for Thursday and Friday. Temperatures will quickly warm to above normal again by the weekend. Another cold front arriving Sunday may bring a shower or two but otherwise the next week looks dry.… → Read More

Winter muggies continue

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Unseasonably warm and humid conditions will continue for at least another 24 hours. A front will remain stalled across the area keeping it humid, warm and foggy at times especially near water. A few passing showers or even a thunderstorm is possible Tuesday. By Wednesday a stronger cold front will move through the area and create breezy, cooler and less humid weather for the… → Read More

Gloomy start to the weekend

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Expect lots of clouds and even some sprinkles and/or drizzle to start off Saturday. The highest chances will be south of the lake. Temperatures will likely stay in the 50s most of the day around the lake but some 60s are likely for areas well inland. Little if any sun is expected. Sea fog could form Saturday night and into Sunday followed by a much warmer breeze and a few… → Read More

Rainy end to the week

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Rain will break out Thursday night across the entire area. Periods of rain will continue off and on Friday. Severe weather is not expected but a few moderate downpours are possible especially north of the lake and across South Mississippi. At least spotty light rain and drizzle will likely linger into Saturday along with cooler temperatures and lots of clouds. A much warmer… → Read More

Foggy start Thursday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Warm temperatures by January standards mean sea fog is possible Thursday morning. The fog chances may stick around off and on for the next week or so as temperatures remain well above normal. By Thursday night a disturbance approaching from the west will bring a chance of rain for the entire area with the highest chances north of the lake. However most areas will see some… → Read More

Mild winter weather continues

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Temperatures will be above normal over the next week. The only cool day will be on Saturday when we may stay in the 50s or lower 60s with clouds behind a front. No freezes are expected as overnight lows will be well above average. The best chance for rain will be on Friday ahead of the cold front. A few more showers are possible early next week with another front. These… → Read More

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