Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 11 Dec 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  High near 69. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. High near 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. East wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
11:19 pm CST Dec 11, 2018
11pm CST Dec 11, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
 
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