NEW ORLEANS — Jazz Fest gates are set to open at 12 15 p.m. after thunderstorms delayed the opening. The updated schedule is available at www.nojazzfest.com and in their app.
Thunderstorms moved through the area Saturday morning, and a flood advisory was issued for Orleans and Jefferson parishes.
We may see a few more showers and thunderstorms redevelop later this afternoon, with daytime highs in the middle to 80s.
Tonight a few showers and thunderstorms are possible, but many areas are expected to be dry. Sunday is looking much better. The sunshine returns with a pop-up shower or storm possible.
The city of New Orleans is allowing neutral ground parking until 6 p.m.
Entergy is now reporting over 16,000 power outages. Earlier in the day, over 50 thousand customers were without power.
The Causeway was temporarily closed due to the severe weather but was back open by 9:30 a.m.