Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Patterson Memorial (KPTN)

Lat: 29.72°NLon: 91.33°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 24 May 8:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Franklin LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. 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 85.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Franklin LA
 29.8°N 91.54°W
9:07 pm CDT May 24, 2020
9pm CDT May 24, 2020-6pm CDT May 31, 2020
 
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