Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 27 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
5:18 pm CDT May 27, 2016
5pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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