Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 28 Apr 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
9:17 pm CDT Apr 28, 2016
9pm CDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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