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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Jul 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
5:19 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
6am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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