Nicondra began her broadcasting career in 1999 with WAKA, the CBS affiliate, in Montgomery, AL. She spent almost six years in Alabama as weekend, then later, morning meteorologist. She is a proud member of the American Meteorological Society, The National Weather Association and The National Association of Black Journalists.
Temperatures will start our in the low 40s south and low 30s north again. It’s not out of the question one or two spots north of Lake Pontchartrain touch 32, but most will stay above freezing. We’ll stay dry and keep plenty of sunshine in through the afternoon.
The front will push through southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast during the overnight hours Monday into Tuesday morning. Showers increase ahead of the cold air with a dramatic uptick in wind sustained at 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts up to 40 to 45 mph.
The cold front that moved Tropical Storm Olga along swiftly is now allowing for cooler and drier air to settle into Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Expect a pleasant finish to the weekend.
It wasn’t exactly cool, but definitely less hot with Tuesday’s high temperature only few degrees above the long term average of 82. This was the first day that the high temperature did not tie or break a record.
A Kenner woman posted a snapshot to Facebook thanking a Good Samaritan for taking the time to help a blind man across Veterans Boulevard. The post is getting thousands of likes and shares and she wants him to know his good deed was noticed.
Back in July the iconic Storyland shut down for a makeover. Teams from City Park, volunteers and local artists all came together for the largest refurbishment of the classic playground in more than three decades.
Passing showers and clouds helped manage temperatures to start the weekend with highs hovering near the 90 degree mark. Still well above long term averages in the upper 80s, but a bit more comfortable than the mid 90s.
Louisiana’s five-member Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to change a rule that will allow utility companies to pay homeowners that produce excess solar energy the wholesale rate, instead of the current retail rate.
Four nearly forty year old high temperature records went down in a row for the start of September and while an early thunderstorm helped keep it from being five in a row at Louis Armstrong International Airport it looks like we will continue to see hot conditions in play.