NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A strong cold front is moving through the state this afternoon. Based on the current speed it should move across Southeast Louisiana around midnight.
There could be a few showers with the front but it won't amount to much.
By Saturday, skies will clear and it will be windy and much colder. Temperatures will be in the 50s most of the day on Saturday. By night, lows will reach the 30s north of the lake and 40s on the South Shore.
Similar conditions are expected on Sunday with a chilly breeze near the Lake but lots of sunshine is expected. Highs Sunday will again be in the upper 50s and lower 60s further inland.
The coldest night of the season is expected by Monday morning with lows possibly touching freezing by Monday morning on the North Shore. The Lake will keep the city in the middle 40s. The River and Bayou Parishes will likely see mid to upper 30s.
A warming trend for the middle of next week with a few showers by Wednesday ahead of a weaker cool front for Thanksgiving. The holiday looks dry and seasonably cool.