Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 26 May 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
9:15 am CDT May 26, 2016
10am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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