Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bastrop, Morehouse Memorial Airport (KBQP)

Lat: 32.76°NLon: 91.88°WElev: 167ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index103°F (39°C)
Last update 10 Aug 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bastrop LA

Heat Advisory until August 10, 06:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 10, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Bastrop LA
 32.78°N 91.91°W
2:33 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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