Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Threat over the Central U.S.; Dangerous Heat In the South

Widespread strong to severe storms and heavy rain remain possible tonight across parts of the central and southern Plains into southern Missouri. The threat will move over parts of the middle Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley from Sunday into Monday morning. A dangerous early-season heat wave continues over south Texas and southern Florida. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 26 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

Heat Advisory May 27, 12:00pm until May 27, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    High: 91 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Low: 78 °F

    Increasing
    Clouds

  • Memorial Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 93 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Low: 77 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    High: 92 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 73 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 89 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 73 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 88 °F

    Mostly Sunny

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
5:30 am CDT May 26, 2024
7am CDT May 26, 2024-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2024
 
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