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The combination of strong winds and very dry humidity will lead to critical to extremely critical fire weather conditions over portions of the southern Plains and Desert Southwest through Friday. The potential exists for explosive wildfire growth given ignition. Heavy rain and flash flooding can be expected over the Hawaiian Islands where Flash Flood Watches remain in effect into Friday. 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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Baton Rouge LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Baton Rouge LA
 30.45°N 91.15°W
6:18 pm CDT Apr 20, 2018
7pm CDT Apr 20, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2018
 
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