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Current Conditions

  • 75°
  • Clear
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Visibility: N/A
  • Dew Point: 71°
  • Pressure: 30.03 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Sunday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 75 °
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Monday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 90 °
  • Low: 77 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Tuesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 77 °
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Wednesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 91 °
  • Low: 77 °
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • Thursday
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • High: 90 °
  • Low: 75 °
  • Mostly Cloudy

Forecast for New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated: 4:00 AM CDT on August 31, 2014

  • Sunday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 91F with a heat index of 97F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 75F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 90F with a heat index of 97F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 77F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 91F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Low of 77F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. High of 91F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain after midnight. Low of 77F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 90F with a heat index of 95F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Low of 75F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. High of 91F. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 75F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Saturday

    Mostly cloudy. High of 91F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE in the afternoon.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 75F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 90F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Low of 75F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy. High of 88F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 75F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday

    Clear. High of 88F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 75F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 88F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 75F. Winds less than 5 mph.

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 Local Storm Report 



08/30/2014 1125 am

Lakefront Airport, Orleans Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by official NWS obs.






08/30/2014 1125 am

Lakefront Airport, Orleans Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by official NWS obs.





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Location: Mid City Station, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 77.3 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 79 °F Graphs

Location: Freret St above Brottworks, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 77.0 °F Dew Point: 76 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 78 °F Graphs

Location: Harvey Canal, Harvey, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.9 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: David Crockett Fire Co. No.1, Gretna, LA

Updated: 5:13 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.2 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Uptown, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.7 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: gentilly terrace 6$, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:13 AM CDT

Temperature: 78.2 °F Dew Point: 77 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 81 °F Graphs

Location: Riverbend - SnoWizard, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:15 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.2 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Gentilly Terrace, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.3 °F Dew Point: 76 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Gulf Coast Special Systems, Gretna, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.3 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Lakeview East, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:05 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.8 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Birdie Crossing - Old Metairie, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.1 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.85 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: Lakeview, NOLA, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.6 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: Elmeer Ave., Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.3 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 70 °F Graphs

Location: West Lakeshore, New Orleans, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.1 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: ENE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Barkley Estates, Harvey, LA

Updated: 5:12 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.4 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Plantation Estates, Marrero, LA

Updated: 5:16 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.5 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Cleary & W. Napolean Ave, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.9 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.19 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 74 °F Graphs

Location: Metairie Wx Central, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:12 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.2 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Bridgedale, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:13 AM CDT

Temperature: 76.3 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Cleary Farms, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 77.6 °F Dew Point: 77 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 79 °F Graphs

Location: Hickory Ridge Estates, Harahan, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.7 °F Dew Point: 75 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 74 °F Graphs

Location: Gordon Ave., Harahan, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.8 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 72 °F Graphs

Location: HOV/BCO/BCEL, Belle Chasse, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 75.1 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Gretna / Terrytown 3S, Gretna, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.6 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: SpringWood Estates, Belle Chasse, LA

Updated: 5:12 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.5 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Plaquemines Parish HS/EP, Belle Chasse, LA

Updated: 5:13 AM CDT

Temperature: 77.6 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: ESE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 80 °F Graphs

Location: Little Farms, River Ridge, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 72.7 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: DeSoto, Metairie, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.8 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Douglas Park, River Ridge, LA

Updated: 5:18 AM CDT

Temperature: 73.3 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

Location: Tallulah Subdivision, River Ridge, LA

Updated: 5:17 AM CDT

Temperature: 74.5 °F Dew Point: 74 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 71 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service New Orleans la 
344 am CDT sun Aug 31 2014 


Synopsis... 


Main portion of upper trough extends from the Great Lakes into 
Arkansas this morning. Best lift has translated north of the 
area...with no significant precipitation noted on klix radar at 3 
am. Still quite a bit of cirrus across the area...and some lower 
clouds across extreme northern portions of the area...as well as 
lower Plaquemines Parish. The rain that fell on Saturday also 
pulled some slightly drier air into the area...as dew points away 
from the immediate coastline are in the lower 70s instead of the 
middle and upper 70s. Most of the area has had temperatures drop into 
the 70 to 75 range as well. 


&& 


Short term... 


Upper ridging tries to rebuild back into the area from the east 
today...before weakening again Monday or Tuesday. This should 
mean quite a bit less convection today with only isolated 
development expected. Temperatures should rebound into the lower 
90s for most of the area today. Areal coverage of convection will 
increase Monday and Tuesday with the better chances across 
western portions of the area...still not much more than 30-40 
percent at best. Temperatures will remain slightly above normal 
although a few places that see convection as early as 18z might 
not quite make forecast levels. 35 


&& 


Long term... 


Still some minor differences in medium range solutions for 
Wednesday...where GFS/NAM continues to show a weakness in the 
ridge over the area...and European model (ecmwf) keeps ridge bodily in place. 
Current forecast is trended toward GFS and see little reason to 
change at this point. If European model (ecmwf) verifies...Wednesday would end up 
being dry. Main pattern in the extended is weak ridging across the 
Gulf Coast states with easterly waves moving across the central 
Gulf of Mexico toward south Texas. This would bring isolated to 
scattered convection during each afternoon...lingering into the 
early evening in a few spots. Temperatures will generally be 
slightly above normal through the extended period. 


Beyond the forecast period...medium range models are starting to 
show faster flow and higher amplitude systems moving across 
northern portions of the country...a sign that a change in seasons 
is not all that far away as we enter September. 35 


&& 


Aviation... 


VFR conditions are expected to prevail...with the exception being 
through about 14z today...and between 08z and 14z on Monday when 
some patchy light fog and/or lower clouds will bring tempo MVFR at a 
couple airports...with some LIFR continuing at kmcb early this 
morning. Regarding shra/tsra...much less coverage is expected 
today...15 to 25 percent...so will not carry mention in the tafs at 
this time. 22/dew point 


&& 


Marine... 


To put things simply...the winds will generally be southeast through 
the period due to the typical Bermuda ridge pattern that will 
persist through the upcoming week. The complication with regards to 
wind speeds and wave heights will be due to uncertainty in the 
amplitude and strength of a tropical wave that will move northwest 
from the northwest Caribbean Sea across the Yucatan Peninsula today 
and tonight and the southwest Gulf of Mexico on Monday and Tuesday. 


A tightening of the pressure gradient is already occurring along a 
slight inverted trough that is a northern extension of the tropical 
wave into the southeast Gulf...and that area of stronger winds along 
with a swell train should traverse northwest across the central and 
northwest Gulf today and tonight. The lull in stronger winds and 
somewhat lower seas early today should gradually rise through the 
day and evening across the coastal waters...reaching 15 to 20 knots 
over the western waters and around 15 knots over eastern waters 
tonight. Seas should peak at 5 to 6 feet over western waters and 4 
to 5 feet over eastern waters. /Small craft exercise caution/ 
headlines will likely be necessary later today for tonight and early 
Monday morning across the coastal waters west of Southwest Pass. 


As the tropical wave and inverted trough move west of the marine 
area...southeast winds should ease back to 10 to 15 knots by midday 
on Monday...around 10 knots or less on Tuesday...then east to 
southeast around 10 knots Wednesday and Thursday. Seas should ease 
slowly back to 2 to 3 feet by Wednesday and Thursday. 22/dew point 


&& 


Decision support... 


Dss code...green. 
Deployed...none. 
Activation...none. 
Activities...slurry support. Spot forecast near mouth of MS river. 


Decision support services (dss) code legend 
green = no weather impacts that require action 
blue = long fused watch/warning/advisory in effect or high 
visibility event 
yellow = heightened impacts with short fused 
watch/warning/advisory issuances; radar support 
Orange = high impacts - slight to moderate risk severe; nearby 
tropical events; hazmat or other large episodes 
red = full engagement for moderate to high risk severe 
and/or direct tropical threats; events of National 
significance. 


&& 


Preliminary point temps/pops... 
mcb 91 73 91 74 / 20 10 30 20 
btr 92 74 91 75 / 20 10 40 20 
asd 91 74 91 75 / 20 10 30 20 
msy 91 78 91 79 / 20 10 40 20 
gpt 90 75 90 77 / 20 10 30 20 
pql 91 74 90 74 / 20 10 30 10 


&& 


Lix watches/warnings/advisories... 
la...none. 
GM...none. 
MS...none. 
GM...none. 
&& 


$$ 














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