Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oakdale, Allen Parish Airport (KACP)

Lat: 30.75°NLon: 92.69°WElev: 108ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 7:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Bayou Chicot LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Bayou Chicot LA
 30.82°N 92.28°W
7:05 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
7am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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