Heavy Rain in the Deep South; Fire Weather Threats Persist in Northern California

A slow moving front draped across the South Plains and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain across saturated areas and could lead to flash flooding. Isolated severe storms along the front may produce large hail and damaging winds. Strong, gusty winds in Northern California will keep fire weather threats Critical. Heavy snow in the Rockies will slowly diminish. Read More >

Current conditions at

Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.28°WElev: 85ft.

Light Rain

22°C

71°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 7 km/h
Barometer 1015.2 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Marksville LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 12, 01:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 12, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 18. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. North wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 18. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 22. North wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Marksville LA
 31.13°N 92.06°W
8:20 pm CDT May 11, 2021
8pm CDT May 11, 2021-6pm CDT May 18, 2021
 
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