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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding Along the Central Gulf Coast

A slow moving front will provide the focus for heavy rain and local flooding from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coasts today. The front will shift to the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in west Texas, while record warm temperatures spread across the west. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 22 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 23, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 23, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 81. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 74.

    Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 81. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 74.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
7:18 pm CDT May 22, 2017
8pm CDT May 22, 2017-6pm CDT May 29, 2017
 
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