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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
  • Friday Night Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Saturday Through Sunday Night Clear. Highs around 80. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Monday Through Tuesday Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.