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Tue
Apr 09
2024
3:36 PM
April 10 Severe Weather

New Orleans City Hall to Close on Wednesday, April 10 in Anticipation of Inclement Weather

The City of New Orleans today announced that in anticipation of severe weather impacting New Orleans and the surround areas, City Hall and other City buildings will be closed to the public on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.  City services will remain open virtually. City Hall will resume normal operations on Thursday, April 11, unless otherwise indicated.

High rainfall rates of 4-6 inches/hour and associated localized flooding are also a concern.  Neutral ground parking restrictions in Orleans Parish will be lifted on Wednesday, April 10 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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Fri
Jan 19
2024
11:59 AM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

City of New Orleans to Activate Citywide Freeze Plan from Jan. 19 to Jan. 22

The City of New Orleans announced today that they will activate a citywide freeze plan in anticipation of the extreme winter weather expected to bring dangerously low temperatures below freezing starting tonight. The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts that there will be 5 to 10 hours at or below freezing for areas along and south of I-10/I-12 on Saturday, Jan. 20 and 2 to 7 hours at or below freezing for the south shore on Sunday, Jan. 21. At the lowest, temperatures could drop into the high 20s and low 30s.

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Tue
Jan 16
2024
6:10 PM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

New Orleans City Hall to Reopen at Noon on Wednesday, January 17

The City of New Orleans today announced that City Hall and other City buildings will be reopened to the public at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  City Hall will resume normal operations on Thursday, Jan. 18, unless otherwise indicated. Trash collection is scheduled to continue normal operations.  

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Mon
Jan 15
2024
7:27 PM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

New Orleans City Hall Closed to Public in Anticipation of Inclement Winter Weather

The City of New Orleans today announced that in anticipation of inclement winter weather impacting New Orleans and surrounding areas, City Hall and other City buildings will be closed to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 16. City services will remain open virtually. At this time, City Hall will resume normal operations on Wednesday, Jan. 17, unless otherwise indicated.

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Mon
Jan 15
2024
3:45 PM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

Utility Disconnections Suspended during Freezing Temperatures

Entergy New Orleans and Sewerage & Water Board New Orleans announced the suspension of service disconnections due to the forecasted inclement weather.

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Fri
Jan 12
2024
11:16 AM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

City of New Orleans to Activate Citywide Freeze Plan

The City of New Orleans today announced that it will activate a citywide freeze plan in anticipation of the extreme winter weather expected to bring dangerously low temperatures below freezing starting Monday evening, Jan. 15.

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Thu
Jan 11
2024
1:49 PM
Jan 15-22 Extreme Winter Weather

Jan 15-18 Extreme Winter Weather Expected

According to the National Weather Service, prolonged cold temperatures are expected from Monday night, January 15th, through Wednesday, January 17th.  Confidence is high that there will be several days next week of freezing temperatures with hard freeze possible on Tuesday and Wednesday morning. There is no forecasted frozen precipitation for the entire area at this time. 

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Mon
Jan 08
2024
10:52 AM
Jan 8 Severe Weather

New Orleans City Hall to Close at 12 p.m. Today in Anticipation of Inclement Weather

The City of New Orleans announced that City Hall will close today, Jan. 8, at 12 p.m. in anticipation of inclement weather impacting New Orleans and surrounding areas. City Hall will resume normal operations on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Other than precautions taken for safety of personnel during the height of severe weather, essential City services, such as public safety and infrastructure, are not affected by this closure.   

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Thu
Dec 28
2023
9:15 AM
December 28-29 Freeze Activation

City of New Orleans Activates Freeze Plan Thursday, December 28 through Friday, December 29

In anticipation of cold weather, the City of New Orleans will activate the Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight, Thursday, December 28, 2023, through Friday morning, December 29, 2023.

The National Weather Service predicts "feels like" temperatures at or slightly below freezing during overnight hours on this night.  This projected range is within the CFP activation threshold of below 35 degrees Fahrenheit for over four (4) hours.  There are no watches or warnings anticipated with this event.  

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Tue
Nov 07
2023
1:30 PM
N.O. East Wildfire

City of New Orleans and Partners Provide Updates on Underground Wildfire Response Efforts & Impacts

The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD), New Orleans Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP), Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD) today provided updates on the active wildfire that is currently burning underground in forested wetlands on private property between Bayou Sauvage National Urban Wildlife Refuge and the Michoud Canal. The City of New Orleans and partner agencies are coordinating efforts to address this situation and are actively working to mitigate this incident.  

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