Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Thunderstorm

84°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 22 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest 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.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 85. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest 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.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 85. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.06°W
1:19 pm CDT Jul 22, 2019
2pm CDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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