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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. 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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Mar 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  High near 79. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. High near 79. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
6:18 am CDT Mar 25, 2017
6am CDT Mar 25, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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