Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 333 AM CST Sat Feb 29 2020


Today: Southwest winds near 5 knots. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Sunday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Sunday Night: South winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

Monday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Monday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Tuesday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: South winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.



Zone Forecast: Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530)

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