Heavy Snow and Cold in the Upper Midwest; Areas of Locally Heavy Rain

Two Systems, one from Canada, and the other in the Southwest will merge into one as they progress eastward early to mid this week. Heavy snow, blowing snow, and much below normal temperatures can be expected in the Upper Midwest. Rain - some locally heavy - will develop along and ahead of the front. Behind the front will be patchy areas of a wintry mix. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 9 Dec 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Metairie LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 7am. Temperature rising to near 75 by 10am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog then Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before midnight, then showers likely after midnight.  Low around 47. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 7am. Temperature rising to near 75 by 10am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Low around 47. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Metairie LA
 30.01°N 90.11°W
12:19 pm CST Dec 9, 2019
1pm CST Dec 9, 2019-6pm CST Dec 15, 2019
 
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