Heavy rain and thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. early this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected from eastern TX across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. on Monday. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe in this area, producing damaging wind and tornadoes. 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.

Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 5 Dec 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 69. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 69. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
4:18 am CST Dec 5, 2016
5am CST Dec 5, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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