Weather today in New Orleans

Weather today in New Orleans
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By Hoodline - Published on December 18, 2019.

You can leave your umbrella at home through Friday, but light rainfall is in the forecast for New Orleans later in the week, according to the seven-day forecast from drone-powered weather service Saildrone. The greatest chance of rain is predicted on Saturday at 70 percent, with the possibility of light rainfall of 0.86 inches.

Also look for cool temperatures through Thursday. Temperatures will reach just 53 degrees on Wednesday, then turn to milder weather from Friday to Tuesday.

Winds are forecast to rise up to 19 mph today, with daily top speeds over 10 mph for the rest of the week. Skies will be cloudy today and partly cloudy on Thursday.

This story was created automatically using Saildrone's local weather forecast data, then reviewed by an editor. We also incorporate historic weather data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.