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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding for Mid-Atlantic

An unseasonably strong storm system will bring heavy rain to the Mid-Atlantic and central Appalachians Friday into Saturday. Flash flooding and widespread lowland flooding are possible during this period. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Desert Southwest through the southern/central Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 28 Jul 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 82 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
1:19 pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
2pm CDT Jul 28, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2017
 
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