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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 15 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 6 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Metairie LA

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Metairie LA
 30.02°N 90.22°W
5:17 pm CDT May 6, 2015
6pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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