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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Gretna LA

Coastal Flood Advisory until May 1, 12:00am
Wind Advisory until April 29, 10:00pm
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Coastal Flood Advisory
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    Coastal Flood Advisory until May 1, 12:00am
    Wind Advisory until April 29, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 82. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 82. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
7:19 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
7pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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