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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Monticello LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Monticello LA
 30.47°N 91.04°W
2:19 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
3pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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