NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Skies were dark and cloudy, but shower activity stayed fairly minimal early on Saturday. Revelers getting an early start on St. Patrick's Day are reaping the benefits. The rain chances will gradually increase through the day with rain very likely overnight. A low pressure system is gliding along a frontal boundary draped across the area. That rain will linger early on Sunday, but we should be able to get rid of the umbrellas by mid-day.
Sunday will be breezy and cool with plenty of clouds., but few showers. We may even see a break in those clouds before the end of the day. Temperatures will probably stay in the 50's to low 60's at best.
Canadian air will surge across the area next week. That means sunshine, dry conditions, and below normal temperatures are likely. Highs will be in the 50's and 60s with lows in the 30's and 40's. Right now a freeze isn't likely on the North Shore but it could get close by next Wednesday morning.