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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 23 May 5:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ruston LA

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ruston LA
 32.57°N 92.64°W (Elev. 233 ft)
4:48 am CDT May 23, 2015
6am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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