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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
5:18 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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