Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 15 Oct 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
8:18 pm CDT Oct 15, 2018
8pm CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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