Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Thunderstorm

82°F

28°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Jun 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

Flash Flood Warning until June 23, 02:00pm
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    Flash Flood Warning until June 23, 02:00pm

    NOW until
    2:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 85. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 85. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
12:46 pm CDT Jun 23, 2021
1pm CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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