Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Natchitoches, Natchitoches Regional Airport (KIER)

Lat: 31.74°NLon: 93.1°WElev: 121ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 9:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WNW Kurthwood LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of dense fog after midnight.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 46. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Clear then
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 46. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WNW Kurthwood LA
 31.4°N 93.27°W (Elev. 371 ft)
9:03 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
9pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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