Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

29°C

84°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1013.9 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (92°F)
Last update 13 Aug 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 26 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
6:15 pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
7pm CDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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