Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.61°NLon: -90.93°WElev: 69ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Watson LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Watson LA
 30.61°N 90.93°W
12:17 pm CST Feb 14, 2016
1pm CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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