Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 27 Jul 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
5:17 am CDT Jul 27, 2016
6am CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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