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Wed
Jun 14
2023
11:27 AM
Summer 2023 Excessive Heat

Heat Advisory Issued in New Orleans for Wednesday, June 14

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in the New Orleans area for Wednesday, June 14, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. 

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Sun
Mar 19
2023
3:21 PM
March 19-20 Freeze Activation

City of New Orleans Activates Freeze Plan Sunday, March 19 through Monday, March 20

In anticipation of cold weather, the City of New Orleans will activate the Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight, Sunday, March 19, 2023, through Monday morning, March 20, 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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Fri
Feb 17
2023
1:38 PM
Feb 17-18 Freeze Activation

City of New Orleans Activates Freeze Plan Friday, Feb 17 through Saturday, Feb 18

In anticipation of cold weather, the City of New Orleans will activate the Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight, Friday night, February 17, 2023, through Saturday morning, February 18, 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
Jan 24
2023
1:35 PM
Jan 24 Severe Weather

Jan 24 Severe Weather Updates

New Orleans is under an Enhanced risk for severe weather this evening into tomorrow morning. All modes of severe weather are possible including damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes. A High Wind Warning is in effect for winds 30-40 mph with gusts in excess of 50 mph from NOW through 6 AM tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

[5:30 PM UPDATE] A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

The time for peak impacts is forecasted between roughly 9PM and 1AM tonight. Damaging straight-line winds and potential for isolated tornadoes are our greatest concerns tonight.

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Thu
Dec 22
2022
5:57 PM
Dec 22-26 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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Wed
Dec 21
2022
6:54 PM
Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather

City of New Orleans to Activate Arctic Airmass Freeze Plan

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced that the City of New Orleans will activate a citywide freeze plan in anticipation of the arctic airmass expected to bring dangerously low temperatures and strong sustained winds beginning Thursday, Dec. 22 until Monday, Dec. 26.

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Tue
Dec 20
2022
9:02 AM
Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather

Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather Expected

According to the National Weather Service, an extremely cold airmass is expected to surge towards the Gulf coast Thursday and Thursday Night and bring a multitude of hazardous conditions to the area.

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Tue
Dec 20
2022
8:52 AM
Dec 22-26 Extreme Winter Weather
Thu
Dec 15
2022
1:26 PM
Dec 14 Severe Weather

Emergency Resource Center Open in Algiers

An Emergency Resource Center is now open in Algiers at Morris FX Jeff Park (2529 General Meyer Ave).   

This Emergency Resource Center will be closed on Friday, December 16th at 5 PM.

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Thu
Dec 15
2022
7:25 AM
Dec 14 Severe Weather

Post-Algiers Tornado Traffic Impacts

Due to severe weather damages and debris on Dec 14, heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic is expected in Algiers.

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