Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Alexandria International Airport (KAEX)

Lat: 31.33°NLon: 92.56°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 May 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria LA
 31.3°N 92.48°W
9:01 pm CDT May 18, 2022
12am CDT May 19, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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