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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 6 May 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
3:43 pm CDT May 6, 2015
7pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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