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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 22 Mar 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:18 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
6pm CDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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