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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. 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

87°F

31°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:19 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
4pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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