Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 12:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruston LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Ruston LA
 32.52°N 92.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
11:15 pm CDT Apr 22, 2021
12am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2021
 
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