Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Dec 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 7am. High near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Windy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. South wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
4:19 pm CST Dec 18, 2018
5pm CST Dec 18, 2018-6pm CST Dec 25, 2018
 
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