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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Partly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 29 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Gretna LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Gretna LA
 29.92°N 90.04°W
4:17 pm CDT Jul 29, 2015
5pm CDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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