Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
9:17 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
10pm CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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