Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

90°F

32°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 19 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. North wind around 5 mph becoming east.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. North wind around 5 mph becoming east.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
1:18 pm CDT Sep 19, 2018
1pm CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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