Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.12°W
3:19 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
4pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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