Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Shreveport, Shreveport Downtown Airport (KDTN)

Lat: 32.54°NLon: 93.74°WElev: 177ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 16 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 20 May 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benton LA

Lake Wind Advisory until May 21, 08:00am
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Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until May 21, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Benton LA
 32.69°N 93.74°W (Elev. 203 ft)
2:17 pm CDT May 20, 2019
3pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
 
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