Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 1:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ruston LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 30, 05:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 30, 05:00am

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 70. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 70. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ruston LA
 32.57°N 92.64°W (Elev. 233 ft)
1:15 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
1am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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