Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 9 Dec 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

Dense Fog Advisory December 9, 09:00pm until December 10, 10:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread dense fog, mainly after midnight.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Dense Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread dense fog, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Dense Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread dense fog, mainly after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Saturday
Widespread dense fog, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
5:20 pm CST Dec 9, 2022
8pm CST Dec 9, 2022-6pm CST Dec 16, 2022
 
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