A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West, as a large dome of high pressure builds and expands across the region. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Also, locally heavy rain is possible in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.28°WElev: 85ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 26 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ball LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Ball LA
 31.41°N 92.39°W
2:06 am CDT May 26, 2020
2am CDT May 26, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2020
 
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