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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Hammond, Hammond Municipal Airport (KHDC)

Lat: 30.52°NLon: 90.42°WElev: 43ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 29 Aug 11:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles W Franklinton LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles W Franklinton LA
 30.86°N 90.24°W
11:18 am CDT Aug 29, 2015
12pm CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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