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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 5:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°N Lon: 91.15°W Elev: 69ft.

2 Miles SSW Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field LA

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles SSW Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field LA
 30.52°N 91.15°W
Last Update: 6:18 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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