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Storm System Continues To Impact Southern California, Severe Weather Threatens The Southern And Eastern U.S.

A storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes will be possible from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley, Mid South, and Mid Atlantic through Wednesday. Read More >

Daily Climate Graphic

Climate Data for April 08 

  Normal High* Normal Low* Record High Record Low Record Precipitation
Baton Rouge (since 1892) 78 55 87 (2015) 34 (1939) 6.36" (1942)
Biloxi, MS (since 1893) 74 58 86 (1908) 38 (2007) 3.24" (1909)
McComb, MS (since 1948) 75 51 87 (1967) 31 (1971) 3.51" (2002)
New Orleans International - MSY (since 1871) 78 59 87 (2011) 41 (1971) 4.37" (1911)
Slidell, LA (since 1956) 75 55 86 (1967) 35 (1971) 2.47" (2003)

*30 Year Climate Normals from 1981-2010

On this day in 1971: New Orleans area experienced its latest freeze ever recorded.