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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 20 Jul 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.12°W
6:19 am CDT Jul 20, 2017
7am CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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