Cool and Blustery in the East; Numerous Fire Weather Threats

Lake effect snow, gusty winds, and cool temperatures persist in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Gusty winds in the Southwest and into the Plains, and portions of the East will produce elevated to critical fire weather threats. Snow can also be expected in the mountains and into parts of the High Plains. Severe storms with all hazards are expected to develop Friday in the South and Central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

20°C

68°F

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SE 17 km/h
Barometer 1019.7 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE New Orleans LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 25 km/h becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind around 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind around 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 17. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 25 km/h becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind around 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind around 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 17. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind around 25 km/h.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE New Orleans LA
 30.03°N 89.9°W
4:19 pm CDT Apr 22, 2021
5pm CDT Apr 22, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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