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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 8:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
7:15 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
8am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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