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Today In NOLA 12.25.15

Merry Christmas! Don’t worry if you didn’t make it onto Santa’s nice list this year, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday. Today in New Orleans, you can jam with Fred Leblanc at Carrollton Station, or you can watch his fellow bandmate, Paul Sanchez, perform at Chickie Wah Wah. DJ Raj Smoove will throw down tunes at House of Blues. In sports, the Pelicans take on the Miami Heat. On this day in 1913, radio personality and musician “Candy” Candido was born. Now, more to do this Christmas.

Today In NOLA 10.23.15

Today in New Orleans, the Pelicans will take on the Miami Heat at the Smoothie King Center, and it’s Friday Night at NOMA. The Palestine Film Festival kicks off today and the Old Marquer will present a Sweeney Todd burlesque. Happy Birthday to R&B’s legendary vocalist Carol Fran, born on October 23, 1933 in Lafayette, Louisiana. Find out where the local talent is tonight. 

Chill Out

Tips For Beating the Heat

With the heat of July now in full force, citizens of New Orleans are seeking the shelter of their air-conditioned homes. But what about when there’s live music to be hear or a festival to attend? How do you survive the heat and humidity then? Luckily, NoDef has compiled some tips on how to beat the heat.

Weather & Tropical Outlook, 9.1-9.5

By Patrick J. Pearson

As we slide into September, the weather is is looking to be pretty static all week A 30-40% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be a theme. Highs through Friday are expected to climb near 90F. However, nights will bring a reprieve with overnight lows in the upper 70's.

Weekend Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.30, 8.31

By Patrick J. Pearson

In 2014, New Orleans will make it through Labor Day weekend without a major tropical event. However, there will still be rain. A wet Saturday afternoon is likely with a Tropical Airmass coming through. Sunday brings slightly less cloud cover  as highs climb to round 90F. A 30% chance of a shower or thunder boomer is also in the mix.

Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.25.-8.29

By Patrick J. Pearson

A back door cold front coming in from the East to West today will keep rain chances up to 60% for a wet opener to the week. Rain amounts could accumulate up to 2 inches in some storms. The rest of the week will continue with the HOT theme as temps are expected rise over 90F every day for the remainder of the week.

Weekly Weather & Tropical Outlook: 8.18.-8.23

By Patrick J. Pearson

It's still August in SoLa. So, expect another week of afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms as we continue to see a typical mid-August pattern. Daytime highs will be around 90F with overnight lows in the mid to upper 70's. Out at sea, formations remain disorganized.

Weekend Weather & Tropical Outlook, 8.16-8.17

By Patrick J. Pearson

It's August in NOLA which means lots of heat, and a chance of storms, but this weekend is looking fairly tame. The southerly flow returns today as we say adios to the lower dewpoint's. A chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms are forecasted but none are expected to be severe in nature. Highs are predicted to be around 90F area wide. Details follow.

Heaven is Hot!

Yup, it's hot, damn hot! For one day, be glad that you're not a professional athlete! Today, the Saints are slated to practice outside in the brutal weather, with a heat index reaching 115. NoDef will be sitting in the AC, and sipping on some frosties. God Bess You Boys!

Heat Wave in NY Makes the Power Go Out in NO?

by Arielle Schecter

Street repairs on Iberville between Jeff Davis and Telemachus have been stalled for the past four business days because of the heat, according to the crew's supervisor, whom we'll refer to here as "Janet."


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