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Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA

Dense Fog Advisory March 3, 12:00am until March 3, 09:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy dense fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans Lakefront Airport LA
 30.03°N 90.03°W
10:52 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
11pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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