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Sun
Aug 06
2023
11:39 AM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

City Opens Emergency Cooling Centers as Excessive Heat Warning Continues

In coordination with the New Orleans Health Department and New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the City of New Orleans is coordinating the use of four New Orleans Recreation Development facilities as “emergency cooling centers” that allow individuals to seek respite from the dangerously hot temperatures.

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Mon
Jul 31
2023
10:45 AM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

NWS Issues Excessive Heat Warning for New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the New Orleans area for Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1 from 10 A.M. until 8 P.M.   The weather forecast indicates that high humidity levels will result in heat index values – that is, temperatures that “feel like” – up to 115 degrees.  Dangerously hot temperatures likely to continue through the remainder of the week.

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Thu
Jun 29
2023
1:28 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

City of New Orleans Announces Overnight Cooling Center & Heat Relief Resources for the Weekend

NEW ORLEANS — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the New Orleans area for Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30 from 10 A.M. until 8 P.M.   The weather forecast indicates that high humidity levels will result in heat index values – that is, temperatures that “feel like” – up to 120 degrees on Thursday and Friday.  Dangerously hot temperatures likely to continue through the remainder of the week, possibly through Tuesday, July 4.

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Thu
Jun 29
2023
12:30 PM
Traffic Advisory: Temporary Detour on Marconi Drive

Temporary Detour on Marconi Dr between Navarre Ave & Harrison Ave

NEW ORLEANS —The City of New Orleans Department of Public Works (DPW) today announced that they will immediately close Marconi Drive between Navarre and Harrison avenues to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic out of an abundance of caution due to an incident. 

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Wed
Jun 28
2023
4:04 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

Record Number of Excessive Heat Warnings Issued for City of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the New Orleans area for Thursday, June 29 from 10 A.M. until 8 P.M.  According to NWS, 2023 has now surpassed the record for the most number of excessive heat warnings in a year. Only five (5) Excessive Heat Warnings were issued for all of 2022, whereas Thursday will mark the 7th day.

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Mon
Jun 26
2023
5:40 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for New Orleans Starting Tuesday, June 27th

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the New Orleans area for Tuesday, June 27th from 10 A.M. until 8 P.M.  The weather forecast indicates that high humidity levels will result in heat index values – that is, temperatures that “feel like” – up to 120 degrees on Tuesday.  Dangerously hot temperatures likely to continue through the remainder of the week.

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Sun
Jun 18
2023
2:29 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

City Emergency Cooling Centers, Hydration Stations Available As Excessive Heat Warning Continues

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the third consecutive day on Sunday, June 18th.  The weather forecast indicates that high humidity levels will result in heat index values – that is, temperatures that “feel like” degrees in New Orleans – up to 115 degrees. While dangerously hot conditions are expected to continue through Monday, June 19th, NWS forecasts that the Excessive Heat Warning will end as temperatures begin to cool down starting Tuesday, June 20th.

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Sat
Jun 17
2023
9:44 AM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

City Opens Emergency Cooling Centers As Excessive Heat Warning Continues

In coordination with the New Orleans Health Department and New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the City of New Orleans is coordinating the use of three New Orleans Recreation Development facilities as “emergency cooling centers” that allow individuals to seek respite from the dangerously hot temperatures.

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Fri
Jun 16
2023
4:05 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for New Orleans, City Announces Hydration Stations

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning on Friday, June 16th.  Dangerously hot temperatures are expected to rise over the holiday weekend, possibly reaching a heat index as high as 120 degrees on Sunday, June 18 and Monday, June 19. NOLA Ready is working with the New Orleans Fire Department to set-up hydration stations in areas with limited resources.

 

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Thu
Jun 15
2023
2:48 PM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

City of New Orleans Launches Heat Relief Map Ahead of Anticipated Excessive Heat Warning

In anticipation of continued heat advisories and excessive heat warnings throughout the summer, the City of New Orleans today launched the NOLA Ready Heat Relief Map, which can be found at https://ready.nola.gov.

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