Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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

85°F

29°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 28 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Watson LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Watson LA
 30.61°N 90.93°W
5:17 pm CDT May 28, 2016
6pm CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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