Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Alexandria International Airport (KAEX)

Lat: 31.33°NLon: 92.56°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Sep 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria LA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria LA
 31.3°N 92.48°W
6:06 am CDT Sep 22, 2018
6am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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