Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
4:25 am CDT May 8, 2021
5am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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