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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Chatham LA

Heat Advisory until August 20, 07:00pm
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    Heat Advisory until August 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Chatham LA
 32.25°N 92.54°W (Elev. 194 ft)
6:15 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
6pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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