Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA
 30.03°N 89.98°W
12:19 pm CDT Aug 21, 2019
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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