Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 24 May 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.12°W
8:17 pm CDT May 24, 2016
9pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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