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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jan 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 64. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 64. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
11:17 pm CST Jan 19, 2017
12am CST Jan 20, 2017-6pm CST Jan 25, 2017
 
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