Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index75°F (24°C)
Last update 18 Jul 6:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Saline LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Saline LA
 32.19°N 92.94°W (Elev. 200 ft)
6:15 am CDT Jul 18, 2019
6am CDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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