Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

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

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
3:19 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
4pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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