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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 71. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
3:57 pm CDT May 22, 2015
6pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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