Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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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.

A Few Clouds

92°F

33°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 1 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
11:18 am CDT Jul 1, 2016
12pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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