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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05° N Lon: 90.03° W Elev: 7 ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Aug 12:53 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

Orleans Parish

Tonight
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 80. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 80. Southeast winds to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 70s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
Friday
Sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
Friday Night
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
Saturday
Sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.



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