90 degree temps lead us into the weekend

Highs today will be around 90 with 92 a possibility heading into Saturday
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 4:16 AM CDT|Updated: May. 19, 2023 at 7:22 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - It’s going to be plenty hot as we round out the work week and look ahead to the upcoming weekend.

For your Friday, temperatures will soar on us with most spots touching 90 by this afternoon. The heat and humidity will the main weather story for today as rain chances look very low. There will be one or two storms that pop along the sea breeze or lake breeze late today but outside of that, most will stay dry.

More heat to talk about for the first half of the weekend as Saturday’s highs are expected to climb into the lower 90s. That means be prepared for 92-94 across the region as we wait on a cool front to move in. That front will enter the area during the late afternoon leading to a PM storm chance across the region. Rain coverage for Saturday will be around 30%.

After this front passes us by on Sunday, the temperatures will trend down just a bit. The 80s will become the dominant highs for most of next week and a nice, low-humidity breeze will blow in at times.

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