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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

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

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 8:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Orleans Parish

Today
Sunny. Highs 76 to 82. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s.
Sunday
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.



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346 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
 
 

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