Widespread Heavy Rainfall to Continue Flooding Threat For South-Central U.S. This Week

Multiple days of heavy rainfall will likely continue to cause considerable flash and urban flooding impacts across portions of eastern Texas, Oklahoma, western Arkansas, and extreme western Louisiana this week. New and renewed widespread minor to isolated major river flooding is expected, and will continue into next week on slow-to-drain rivers. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 18 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE New Orleans LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 19, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 19, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE New Orleans LA
 30.03°N 89.9°W
9:46 pm CDT May 17, 2021
12am CDT May 18, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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