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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field (KBTR)

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 23 Mar 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.12°W
2:18 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
5pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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