Weather

Jim Hanzo
October 16, 2019 - 8:27 pm
A cold front has moved to the south, and that is giving us some fall weather which will stick around tonight through Friday. The rain has also ended. "Friday and Saturday could bring some potential impacts from a low pressure area in the Gulf of Mexico, but there is still uncertainty," said WWL-TV...
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Chris Miller
October 11, 2019 - 3:15 pm
We're about to get a weekend's worth of fall weather, or at least what passes for fall in New Orleans. It's all thanks to a front that's making it's way here right now. "As we continue through the late-afternoon and evening hours some lingering showers, a couple of thunderstorms, and then later...
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Jim Hanzo
October 09, 2019 - 9:50 pm
Thursday and Friday should bring us more warm temperatures, almost summer like before another front rolls through and cools things down a bit. "This weekend plunges us into truly fall-like weather," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "Rain chances also increase a little on Thursday for...
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October 07, 2019 - 8:26 pm
After a string or days with record setting heat, the first of the two cold fronts this week will take the edge off the heat Tuesday. "You can get moderately excited right now, and very excited for this weekend!" WWL TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said. Just... how?! Record high streak is now 8...
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Jim Hanzo
October 06, 2019 - 8:30 pm
Parts of the metro area got some much needed rain on Sunday. If you didn't get any showers, you may see some by tomorrow. More rain is expected for Monday. "The first front arrives late Monday and brings more seasonable weather midweek," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "That means...
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Jim Hanzo
October 01, 2019 - 4:19 pm
When it comes to Louisiana climate, the month of September was the warmest on record for the state dating as far back as 1895. State climatologist Barry Keim says after calculating a preliminary value for the entire state, the state exceeded the previous record by half a degree. “It broke the...
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Jim Hanzo
September 29, 2019 - 9:23 pm
We'll end the month of September and start the work week still hot and likely one of the driest on record. "A ridge of high pressure keeps things hot and mainly dry this week," said WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "Expect high temperatures in the low 90s and only slight chances for a few...
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Jim Hanzo
September 23, 2019 - 6:57 am
The first day of Fall begins with, not cooler temperatures but the summer heat continues. A ridge of high pressure will sit over us for much of the week. "Expect mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 90s," said WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "The humidity will be a more bearable levels,...
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Chris Miller
August 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
A torrential downpour Monday afternoon flooded streets around New Orleans, and hit downtown hard enough to put water in some businesses. WWL-TV's Paul Murphy found street flooding on Poydras near Baronne, and said water made its way under the door of a Jimmy John's subs. More street flooding on...
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