Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Metairie LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Metairie LA
 30.02°N 90.22°W
10:17 pm CDT May 1, 2016
11pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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