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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast and Windy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 30 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

Tornado Watch until January 21, 07:00am
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Tornado Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until January 21, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Tornado Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Patchy fog between 9am and 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
3:17 am CST Jan 21, 2017
5am CST Jan 21, 2017-6pm CST Jan 27, 2017
 
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