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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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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.

Light Rain

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 4 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:17 pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
4pm CDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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