Baton Rouge, LA (70801)

1:47 PM CDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 79 ft 30.44 °N, 91.17 °W | Updated 18 seconds ago

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Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 3000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:35 PM
Last Quarter, 43% visible
SPECI KBTR 251805Z 11007KT 10SM TS BKN030 31/25 A3007 RMK AO2 TSB00 T03110250
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 3000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:35 PM
Last Quarter, 43% visible
SPECI KBTR 251805Z 11007KT 10SM TS BKN030 31/25 A3007 RMK AO2 TSB00 T03110250
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:44 PM CDT Aug. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
east central Iberville Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
south central East Baton Rouge Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
northwestern Ascension Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* until 300 PM CDT Thursday

* at 243 PM CDT... Bluff Swamp near Kleinpeter gauge reported a stage
of 12.95 feet at 2 PM CDT. Backwater and inland flooding continues
to be ongoing from the heavy rains of last week. Water levels are
beginning to drain slowly. Some showers and thunderstorms may
delay the drainage rate each afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Baton Rouge... Gonzales... Oak Hills Place... St. Gabriel...
Sorrento... Shenandoah... Inniswold... geismer... Old Jefferson...
Prairieville... Carville... Gardere...
Westminster and Village St. George.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3041 9120 3045 9119 3046 9099 3039 9097
      3037 9093 3036 9093 3036 9090 3021 9083
      3016 9105 3018 9116 3025 9111 3030 9123
      3032 9114 3033 9114 3034 9117 3035 9124




Special Statement
Issued: 1:30 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect northwestern Livingston...
central West Baton Rouge... East Baton Rouge and southern East
Feliciana parishes...

At 130 PM CDT... a strong thunderstorm was located over greenwell
Spring... or 9 miles east of Baker... moving west at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Baton Rouge... Zachary... Baker... Port Allen... Slaughter... Pride...
greenwell Spring... merrydale... Watson...
brownfields and Baton Rouge Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3061 9135 3065 9133 3066 9133 3065 9130
      3070 9132 3072 9129 3075 9128 3076 9126
      3078 9126 3071 9087 3065 9091 3065 9090
      3044 9101 3040 9140
time... Mot... loc 1830z 101deg 9kt 3061 9101


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130 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... A strong thunderstorm will affect northwestern Livingston...
central West Baton Rouge... East Baton Rouge and southern East
Feliciana parishes...

At 130 PM CDT... a strong thunderstorm was located over greenwell
Spring... or 9 miles east of Baker... moving west at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Baton Rouge... Zachary... Baker... Port Allen... Slaughter... Pride...
greenwell Spring... merrydale... Watson...
brownfields and Baton Rouge Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3061 9135 3065 9133 3066 9133 3065 9130
      3070 9132 3072 9129 3075 9128 3076 9126
      3078 9126 3071 9087 3065 9091 3065 9090
      3044 9101 3040 9140
time... Mot... loc 1830z 101deg 9kt 3061 9101


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