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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 16 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 81 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
1:19 pm CDT Aug 16, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2017
 
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