Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley on Sunday, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

Current conditions at

New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport (KNEW)

Lat: 30.05°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 9 Aug 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Gretna LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Gretna LA
 29.94°N 90.09°W
1:15 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
1am CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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