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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

90°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 17 Aug 6:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

Heat Advisory until August 17, 07:00pm
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    Heat Advisory until August 17, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 82 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
6:18 pm CDT Aug 17, 2017
6pm CDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2017
 
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