Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Thunderstorm Rain Fog/Mist

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  High near 87. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. High near 87. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA
 30.01°N 90.03°W
5:18 am CDT Aug 23, 2019
6am CDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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