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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Metairie LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Metairie LA
 29.99°N 90.11°W
8:18 am CDT Apr 19, 2018
9am CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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