Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hammond, Hammond Municipal Airport (KHDC)

Lat: 30.52°NLon: 90.42°WElev: 43ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 14 Aug 12:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ponchatoula LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: 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

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, 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: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
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.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ponchatoula LA
 30.43°N 90.44°W
12:19 pm CDT Aug 14, 2018
12pm CDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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