Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Plaquemine LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 72. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Steady temperature around 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 72. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Plaquemine LA
 30.27°N 91.23°W
12:25 pm CDT Apr 23, 2021
1pm CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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