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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 4 May 10:55 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Chatham LA
 32.25°N 92.54°W (Elev. 194 ft)
10:53 am CDT May 4, 2015
12pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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