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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 59. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 59. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:18 pm CST Jan 21, 2018
5pm CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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