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

Strengthening high pressure will bring much above normal high and low temperatures. Widespread highs in the 90s to 100 combined with dewpoints surging into the mid and upper 70s will create heat indices as high as 110 through this weekend. In addition, overnight temperatures in the 70s to low 80s will reduce the ability of the body to recover from daytime heating. Read More >

Current conditions at

Natchitoches, Natchitoches Regional Airport (KIER)

Lat: 31.74°NLon: 93.1°WElev: 121ft.

Partly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 17 Jul 1:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Melrose LA

Heat Advisory until July 17, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 17, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: 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. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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 94.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Melrose LA
 31.58°N 92.95°W (Elev. 98 ft)
10:16 am CDT Jul 17, 2019
1pm CDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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