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Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Partly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 10 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kenner LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Kenner LA
 29.99°N 90.24°W
2:16 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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