Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field LA
 30.52°N 91.15°W
2:17 pm CDT May 1, 2016
2pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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