Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Sep 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Metairie LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  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 then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  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

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Metairie LA
 29.99°N 90.11°W
7:19 am CDT Sep 23, 2018
7am CDT Sep 23, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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