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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Mar 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Westwego LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Westwego LA
 29.9°N 90.17°W
11:18 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
11am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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