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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 16 Dec 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 64 by 4am. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 64 by 4am. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
5:18 pm CST Dec 16, 2017
5pm CST Dec 16, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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