Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 May 7:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
7:16 am CDT May 19, 2019
8am CDT May 19, 2019-6pm CDT May 25, 2019
 
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