Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and Midwest. Warming trend in the Pacific Northwest.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening across the central Plains into portions of the Midwest. Severe thunderstorms are possible, along with heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding in some areas. The Pacific Northwest will see a steady warming trend through the week. Temperatures will rise to 10 to 15 degrees above average by Wednesday and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 24 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
2:17 am CDT Aug 24, 2016
2am CDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016
 
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