Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.28°WElev: 85ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bunkie LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Bunkie LA
 30.95°N 92.19°W
6:05 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
6am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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