Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 24 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Westwego LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Westwego LA
 29.9°N 90.17°W
1:17 pm CDT Jul 24, 2016
1pm CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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