Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 28 Jun 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Friday

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Low around 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
9:17 am CDT Jun 28, 2016
10am CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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