NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A large Arctic/Polar air mass covers three-fourths of the United States, and it will only slowly retreat over the weekend.
Highs on Friday will again be 15-20 degrees below normal. Some moderating begins on Saturday as highs could approach 60. Clouds return - along with a chance for some rain - by Sunday.
Sunday's highs should top 60, with a big warm-up coming for Monday and Tuesday with highs in the 70s.