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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Sep 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog between 8am and 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:18 pm CDT Sep 20, 2017
4pm CDT Sep 20, 2017-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2017
 
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