Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Thunderstorm Rain Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 1 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Poydras LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Poydras LA
 29.87°N 89.91°W
1:17 pm CDT May 1, 2016
1pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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