Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. High near 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. High near 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
7:20 am CST Feb 20, 2019
7am CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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