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Severe Weather and Flash Flooding Possible Across Parts of the South; Heavy Snows in the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the couple of days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.70 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 8:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Chatham LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Chatham LA
 32.25°N 92.54°W (Elev. 194 ft)
8:15 am CST Jan 21, 2017
9am CST Jan 21, 2017-6pm CST Jan 27, 2017
 
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