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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain

81°F

27°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 30 Jul 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ruston LA

Heat Advisory until Thursday 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until Thursday 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. North wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ruston LA
 32.57°N 92.64°W (Elev. 233 ft)
2:15 pm CDT Jul 30, 2015
3pm CDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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