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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 71. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 71. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
5:19 pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 7, 2017
 
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