Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kenner LA

Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 90. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 90. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Kenner LA
 29.99°N 90.24°W
7:18 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
7am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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