Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Metairie LASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Metairie LASimilar City Names
 29.99°N 90.17°W
4:18 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
7am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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