Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast and Breezy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 22 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Dec 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 72. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
9:17 pm CST Dec 3, 2016
10pm CST Dec 3, 2016-6pm CST Dec 10, 2016
 
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