Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport (KMSY)

Lat: 29.99°NLon: 90.25°WElev: 3ft.

Mostly Cloudy with Haze

82°F

28°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 17 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E South Vacherie LA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E South Vacherie LA
 29.91°N 90.62°W
10:01 am CDT May 17, 2022
10am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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