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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54° N Lon: 91.15° W Elev: 69 ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Ascension Parish

Today
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds to 5 mph shifting to the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds to 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds to 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 70s.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.



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413 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017
 
 

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