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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 27 Apr 4:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
4:15 am CDT Apr 27, 2017
4am CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 3, 2017
 
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