Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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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.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jun 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Poydras LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Poydras LA
 29.87°N 89.91°W
2:17 am CDT Jun 28, 2016
2am CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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