Zeta Heading Toward the Gulf Coast; Snow and Ice Across the Southern Rockies & High Plains

Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by late Wednesday. Meanwhile, areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will continue from the southern Rockies into the southern High Plains. Farther west, critical fire weather conditions are expected to persist over parts of California and the Southwest U.S. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 27 Oct 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA

Storm Surge Warning until further notice
Hurricane Warning until further notice
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Storm Surge Warning until further notice
Hurricane Warning until further notice
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    Storm Surge Warning until further notice
    Hurricane Warning until further notice

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Tropical storm conditions possible, with hurricane conditions also possible. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible With
    Hurricane
    Conditions
    Also Possible

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Tropical storm conditions expected, with hurricane conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Expected With
    Hurricane
    Conditions
    Possible

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Tropical storm conditions possible, with hurricane conditions also possible. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Tropical storm conditions expected, with hurricane conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA
 30.01°N 90.03°W
12:16 pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
12pm CDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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