Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. 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

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 21 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Walker LA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 89. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Walker LA
 30.49°N 90.86°W
6:17 am CDT Aug 21, 2019
7am CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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