Significant Severe Storms in the Plains; Tropical Systems in the Gulf and Atlantic

Scattered severe storms with widespread damaging winds, very large hail, a couple of tornadoes, and locally heavy rain will be possible today in the Plains. A tropical wave bringing heavy rain to Florida is forecast to move over Atlantic waters later this weekend, and may form into a tropical depression early next week. Heavy rain in the west-central Gulf is being caused by another disturbance. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Gretna LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 88. South 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

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 88. South 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.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
12:20 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
1pm CDT Aug 24, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2019
 
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