Forecast

  Shelby: Some Showers Today

A weak frontal boundary over the area will increase cloud cover and shower activity today. Highs will stay in the upper 80s to near 90 as a result. Saturday will be similar with a slightly lower chance for rain, then we’ll be mostly dry by Sunday.

  Shelby: No Strong Fronts in Sight

  No Fall Weather Coming

Bruce: Another Hot Day With Most Staying Dry

  Zack: Plenty of Heat, A Spotty Shower Possible

Tracking three storms across Atlantic Basin

Nicondra: Tropical Storm Imelda forms along the Texas coast

Continued Coverage

Weak cold front likely by end of week

Bruce: Few Spotty Showers Today-Otherwise A Mostly Hot And Drier Mid-Week

Shelby: Sun & Storms Today, Heat for the Week

Nicondra: Gulf Low Triggers Coastal Storms

Nicondra: Heat continues through the weekend

  Zack: Coastal Showers, Otherwise Hot

David: The Heat Continues For The Weekend

More heat is on tap for the upcoming weekend as this scorching September rolls on.

Shelby: Hot & Mostly Dry Through The Weekend

To finish out the work week, we will see highs in the mid 90s. The record today at New Orleans International Airport is 95° which will likely be tied or broken. Most areas will stay dry with only a brief, isolated shower possible.

David: Extreme September Heat Continues

It was another day with record breaking heat and that trend will likely continue into the upcoming weekend.

  Bruce: Another Hot And Dry Day-Watching The Gulf This Weekend

Bruce: Another Hot And Dry Day-Gulf Watch This Weekend

Shelby: Dry Skies Through the Week

Depression likely near Miami by Friday

  Bruce: Staying Hot And Dry For Now-Watching The Gulf This Weekend

Shelby: Rain Chances Increase This Weekend

Tropical disturbance heading into Gulf this weekend

Bruce: No Heat Relief In Sight

Shelby: Hot & Mostly Dry

A couple of rogue storms are possible each day, but highs will reach the mid 90s otherwise.

Nicondra: A few more storms, but heat continues

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.

  Shelby: Mostly Dry Week Ahead

After four straight days of record-breaking heat, we’ll still be H-O-T to start off the work week. Highs today in the mid-90s may not topple the record of 98 set in 1980, but they will be well above the average of 89° for this time of year.

Nicondra: Heat wave continues into the work week

High pressure remains in control across the southeast and with a record of 98 for Monday we could threaten one more day before we get a break.

  Zack: Another Record Hot Day

A record high for one day is normal, for two days is a trend and for three days in a row that is what we call a heat wave.

Nicondra: Heat continues to finish the weekend

Temperatures will once again reach the upper 90s with a few isolated areas hitting the century mark.

More record heat this weekend

Little if any rain expected

Bruce: Dry Skies And Record Heat All Weekend

Bruce: Dry Skies And Record Heat This Weekend

  Shelby: Very Hot Through The Weekend

We expect record breaking heat through the weekend as highs climb into the upper 90s each afternoon. The humidity isn’t out of control, thankfully, so feels-like temperatures will remain bearable for most in the lower 100s.

David: Heat Wave Rolls Into The Weekend

Record breaking heat is expected through the end of the week on into the weekend.

  Bruce: No Heat Relief In Sight

Bruce: No Heat Relief in Sight

  Shelby: Heat Advisory Today

Highs each afternoon will top out in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees with tons of sunshine in the forecast. Dry skies will continue through the weekend as Dorian continues to wrap dry air into our area.Parts of Southeast Louisiana have are included in a Heat advisory for today.

David: Record Heat Possible Through The Weekend

Daily highs will flirt or break records thru the weekend as a September heat wave builds.

  Bruce: More Hot And Dry Days Ahead

Bruce: More Hot And Dry Days Ahead

  Shelby: Hot & Dry

The rest of the week will be hot and dry as hot high pressure builds in. Temperatures will soar into the middle and upper 90s each afternoon. Some areas north and west of the lake may hit 100 degrees.

Bruce: Hot and dry for the next 7 days

Some areas north and west of the lake may hit 100 degrees

Shelby: Hot and dry forecast ahead

Temperatures will soar into the middle and upper 90s. Some areas north and west of the lake may hit 100 degrees.

September heat wave coming

No rain expected

Bruce: Dorian Threatens Florida; No Threat To The Gulf

Rain chances will be near zero for the next week and temperatures will be well above our average.

Hot and dry for the week

As powerful Hurricane Dorian moves slowly along the East Coast, it will continue to pour dry air across the Gulf Coast states.

Extreme heat all week

No rain is expected

  Shelby: Sun & Storms Sunday

A tropical wave (not Dorian) will bring a few showers and storms to the area today. Labor Day will be mostly dry with only a stray shower possible. Then, with Dorian staying well east of the FOX 8 viewing area, dry air will pour into our area most of next week.

  Shelby: Hot & Sunny Weekend On Tap

Today will be hot and sunny. Expect dry skies with highs in the mid 90s. A tropical wave (not Dorian) will bring a few showers and storms to the area on Sunday. Labor Day will be mostly dry with only a stray shower possible. Otherwise, it will be mostly hot and dry for the next week.

September stays hot

Only a few storms Sunday

Bruce: More Sun And Low Humidity Through Saturday

Bruce: More Sun And Low Humidity Through Saturday

  Shelby: Dry & Warm To Finish The Week

Expect lots of sun and relatively low humidity today and Saturday. With all the sunshine, it will still get hot with temperatures in the low 90s. A tropical disturbance (not Dorian) will move across the Gulf this weekend.

Rain chances return Sunday

Dry air returns next week

Shelby: Latest on Dorian; high temps to finish work week

With a front pushing toward the coastline today, drier air will try to sneak into the area. This means dry skies and slightly lower humidity to finish out the work week. It will still be hot and very sunny with highs in the mid 90s.

Major hurricane expected to hit Florida this weekend

Landfall expected Sunday

Bruce: One More Day Of PM Storms-Then Drier And Less Humid To End The Week

Bruce: One More Day Of Spotty Storms-Drier And Less Humid To End The Week

  Nicondra: Less humid conditions heading into the holiday weekend

A frontal boundary is moving south and will increase rain ahead of it through the day. Behind the front look for northerly winds and drier air to settle into the region.

August “cold front” coming

Lower humidity late week

Bruce: Fewer storms Tuesday, but spotty downpours likely

Bruce: Fewer Storms But Spotty Downpours Are Possible

Nicondra: Spotty storms around, but a front on the way

It’s not likely to be as intense as what we saw on Monday with some of the energy that prompted the evening floods having moved on, but we could get a few isolated heavy down pours.

  Few more downpours possible Tuesday

Drier weather late week

Bruce: more rain Likely; keep the umbrella nearby

At times, the rain could be heavy and we have a small chance for flooding. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s.

Shelby: Rain Around Today

At times, the rain could be heavy and we have a small chance for flooding.

Nicondra: Heavy rains could slow the morning commute

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through the night and it looks likely that overnight into the early morning will be the time when storms will be most active.

  Flash flood watch in effect through Monday

As deep tropical moisture moves into the area today, we’ll see higher rain chances and higher potential for heavy rain.

Shelby: Some Storms Today, More Sunday

As a plume of tropical moisture moves closer to the area, we’ll see a mix of sun and storms today. There will be many dry breaks, but rain could still be heavy at times.

Off and on storms all weekend

Heavy downpours likely Sunday

Bruce: Rain Likely This weekend-Few Downpours Mixed In

Bruce: Rain Likely This weekend-Few Downpours Mixed In

  Shelby: Gulf disturbance brings rain to the area

A disturbance in the Gulf will spread deep tropical moisture over the entire FOX 8 viewing area today through the weekend.

Tropical downpours possible all weekend

Localized flooding possible

Shelby: Rain Chances Increase This Weekend

Expect a typical late-August day with highs near 90 and spotty storms in the afternoon. Rain chances will go up tomorrow, then even more by the weekend.A tropical wave moving through the western Gulf will bring deep tropical moisture to the area Friday through Sunday.

Tropical wave could bring a wet weekend

Flooding in spots possible

  Bruce: A Mixed Bag Today-Sun-Storms-Heat-Humidity

Bruce: A Mixed Bag Sun-Clouds-Rain Heat -Humidity

  Zack: Midweek Mixture of Sun & Storms

A typical August day is expected with pop up showers and storms most likely from late morning into the afternoon.

  Weekend could be stormy

Heavy downpours possible

Bruce: Rainy Period to Continue

Bruce: rainy Period to Continue

Zack: Daily Downpours Continue

The combination of an abundance of moisture and an old frontal boundary still dissipating over the area will lead to another good chance of rain on Tuesday.

Rain stays in the forecast

Heavy downpours at times

More Storms And Heavy Downpours Today

More Rain And Downpours Likely Today

Storms around for Monday

It’s going to be a week filled with daily rain chances and reasonably lower heat levels.

Nicondra: Another stormy afternoon to start the week

The heat will stick around, but expect it to be more manageable with highs in the lower 90s as more showers and clouds hold on through the afternoon.

  Zack: Daily Storms, Less Heat

It’s the typical summer pattern as daily storms can be expected which does help keep our heat levels down.

Nicondra: Heat sticking around

A few locations saw heavy down pours at time, but it wasn’t a washout everywhere. Rain chances will remain elevated around 60% through the start of the week.

Zack: Summer Storms Return This Weekend

The August front that stalled along the coast and allowed some drier air to filter in is ready to move back north bringing increasing rain chances for the weekend.