Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 29 Jun 9:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Chatham LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Chatham LA
 32.25°N 92.54°W (Elev. 194 ft)
9:15 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
9am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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