Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Midwest; Heat in Several Locations

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding are expected across the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley on Monday, especially Kansas into Missouri. Meanwhile, heat will consume several locations from the Northeast (Boston and New York City), in the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley (Memphis and St. Louis) and persisting around the Phoenix metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.28°WElev: 85ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 9 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Jena LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Jena LA
 31.68°N 92.12°W (Elev. 194 ft)
8:15 pm CDT Aug 9, 2020
8pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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