Golden Gulf Coast weather will continue through Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
The Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade in New Orleans, La., will take place under mostly clear skies and will begin under bright sunshine and temperatures in the middle 70s.
The parade is slated to begin around 3:30 p.m. and conclude at about 6:00 p.m. CST.
Winds will be light and variable during the parade.
New Orleans, La. and the Mississippi River at dusk. (Photos.com image)
For shoppers and participants in the Bayou Classic Golf Tournament at Pontchartrain Park on Friday, the sunny weather will continue. Light winds are forecast with temperatures once again reaching the 70s.
Cooler weather will arrive Saturday and Sunday, but both days of the weekend will bring at least partial sunshine.
The next chance of rain is early next week and includes the possibility of thunderstorms.
Many across the East may have thought that the calendar flipped back to winter due to the cold blast that brought a dramatic drop in temperatures and even snow to some communities.
A ferry has sunk off the coast of South Korea, leaving at least four dead and over 250 passengers missing.
Following some rain showers this Saturday, drier weather is in store for Boston by Monday to kick off the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
A mid-April snowstorm will focus on the northern Plains and Upper Midwest through Thursday, spreading snow from the Dakotas to Ontario.
Experts across the nation are searching for plausible solutions to the defects of the nation's over-stressed and antiquated power system before severe weather season takes full rein.
The United States has the highest concentration of tornadoes in the world, and understanding truth about tornadoes and what to do if one strikes can help save your life.
Oklahoma City, OH (1990)
93 mph wind gust - one of the strongest gust at Will Rogers Airport in the last 40 years.
Charleston, SC, reaches 32 degrees -- latest ever there. At Wilmington, NC, snow accumulated up to 6" on boards. Fayetteville, NC, had 4" on the 15th -- one of the latest snowstorms ever. Snow flurries as far south as Milledgeville, GA. Severe freeze from Georgia to Texas killed cotton.
Boston Harbor, MA (1851)
Famous Lighthouse Storm -- great tide whole gale destroyed Minot Lighthouse and its keepers; tide exceeded a staggering height of 1,723 feet.