Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in the South; Another Pacific Storm Moves into the West

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Southern Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley. Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast. Another Pacific storm will produce moderate to heavy precipitation amounts into northern California and southwestern Oregon. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Light Rain

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 5 Mar 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Patchy fog between 8am and 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy dense fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Dense Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of dense fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Patchy fog between 8am and 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Areas of dense fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
5:26 am CST Mar 5, 2024
6am CST Mar 5, 2024-6pm CDT Mar 11, 2024
 
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