Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 17 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
6:05 am CDT May 17, 2022
6am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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