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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 10 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 4:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 59. North wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  High near 52. North wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 59. North wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers. High near 52. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
3:21 pm CDT Oct 15, 2018
4pm CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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