Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Severe weather and flash flooding possible Sunday for the northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Severe weather will be possible Sunday across much of the northern Plains. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted Slight and Moderate Risks mainly for large hail and damaging winds, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Upper Midwest, heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash flooding with 1 to 2 inches of rainfall possible over the next 24 hours.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 5 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
  Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
9:17 am CDT Jul 5, 2015
10am CDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database

View in Desktop Mode