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Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain expected over parts of the mid-Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys Saturday and Saturday night

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms for Saturday and Saturday night across parts of the middle Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys. Very large hail, strong wind gusts and a few tornadoes are expected in this area. Also, these storms could produce heavy rain that could lead to flash flooding, especially from central Indiana to southern Ohio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms and slight chance of showers. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Through Friday Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the upper 80s.