Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. 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 64%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
4:18 am CDT May 14, 2021
5am CDT May 14, 2021-6pm CDT May 20, 2021
 
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