Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

28°C

82°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.3 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (76°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (89°F)
Last update 19 Sep 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Orleans LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
New Orleans LA
 30.08°N 89.93°W
5:19 am CDT Sep 19, 2018
6am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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