Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 15 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.12°W
1:18 am CDT Aug 15, 2018
2am CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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