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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 23 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Plaquemine LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 82 by 5pm. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Plaquemine LA
 30.27°N 91.23°W
11:18 am CDT May 23, 2015
12pm CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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