Excessive Heat Lingers in the Southwest; Severe Thunderstorms; Tropical Storm Cristobal

Excessive Heat will continue today over central California and parts of the Southwest including Las Vegas and Phoenix. Severe thunderstorms are forecast over parts of the Upper Midwest and southern Plains today, along with the Mid-Atlantic. Tropical Storm Cristobal is forecast to re-emerge over the southern Gulf of Mexico Friday and move north into the north-central Gulf of Mexico this weekend. 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

84°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 4 Jun 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Jackson LA

Flood Watch until June 9, 07:00am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until June 9, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Tue

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with an east wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with an east wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Jackson LA
 30.77°N 91.19°W
10:17 am CDT Jun 4, 2020
10am CDT Jun 4, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 10, 2020
 
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