Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 4 Dec 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 57. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 57. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
9:17 am CST Dec 4, 2016
10am CST Dec 4, 2016-6pm CST Dec 10, 2016
 
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