Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

A blazing heat wave will consume much of the southern Plains and lower Mississippi River Valley through early next week, especially in Texas. Expect record highs temperatures and very dangerous heat indices, both surging well over 100 degrees. Click the link to the right for more info on how to keep you, your family/pets, and friends safe during the summer heat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.54°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 69ft.

Fog/Mist

79°F

26°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 19 Jul 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Walker LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 109. West wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 109. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Walker LA
 30.49°N 90.86°W
2:18 am CDT Jul 19, 2018
2am CDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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