Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Plaquemine LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Plaquemine LA
 30.27°N 91.23°W
9:17 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
9pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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