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Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 20 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 25 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
9:19 am CST Feb 25, 2018
10am CST Feb 25, 2018-6pm CST Mar 3, 2018
 
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