Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 31 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Poydras LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 84.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Poydras LA
 29.87°N 89.91°W
7:17 am CDT May 31, 2016
8am CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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