Cool weather to stick around in New Orleans: weekly forecast

Cherry blossoms on the Mall

Cherry blossoms on the Mall

It will be a cold and sunny start with some patchy frost.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Highs in the 60s are forecast Monday and Tuesday before things warm up into the 70s Wednesday. A warming trend will continue for the rest of the week.

Wednesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. There is an east to southerly wind around the high, so in the sunshine temperatures will reach 11 to 15 C. In the south where the winds fall light, mainly in the SW, temperatures could reach 16 or 17C. Cloudy, with a low about 26. Southeast Britain will stay around 5 to 7C but in the westerly wind, it will be colder with rain and sleet showers appearing and snow for the hills.

Today will see a 60 percent chance of showers before 9 a.m. Wind: S 0-5. Low: 32.

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Tuesday will start out seasonal, sunny with inland temperatures reaching near 50, the National Weather Service reports. Low: 40. High: 69. Northwest wind 11 to 14 miles per hour.

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy and windy.

Tomorrow night: Mostly clear. Wind: N 20-25; gusty. Clouds will thicken up during the late afternoon and evening, that's ahead of our next rain chance. Wind: SW/NW 15-25 miles per hour.

Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. High: 75. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Temperatures will be cooler on Thursday as well, with highs in the low to mid 50s. Low: 60. High: 77. Wind: S 10-20 miles per hour.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 56. High: 76. Wind: NW 10-15 miles per hour.

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