NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - A hot and mostly dry end to the week as we head into a Memorial Holiday weekend. Today highs will be at or near the 90 degree mark as most stay dry. As we head into the holiday weekend, rain chances are on the rise especially as we head into Memorial day itself. The holiday weekend will start typically hot and muggy with highs around 90. Each afternoon will feature a chance for spotty storms.
A surge of tropical moisture will move into the area as early as Memorial Day. This will lead to higher chances for heavy rain and take temperatures down a notch.
The higher rain chances could last most of next week.