Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies and Southwest

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into the week. There are fire weather concerns in the Pacific Northwest and the Great Basin. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies and Southwest posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 21 Jul 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Chalmette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  High near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    High: 86 °F

    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 77 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    High: 86 °F

    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 77 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    High: 88 °F

    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 77 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    High: 86 °F

    T-storms

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 76 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    High: 88 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Chalmette LA
 30.01°N 89.93°W
6:21 am CDT Jul 21, 2024
6am CDT Jul 21, 2024-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2024
 
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