Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Natchitoches, Natchitoches Regional Airport (KIER)

Lat: 31.74°NLon: 93.1°WElev: 121ft.

Fair

23°C

74°F

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Aug 12:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Melrose LA

Heat Advisory until August 21, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 21, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 43. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 43. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Melrose LA
 31.58°N 92.95°W (Elev. 30 m)
9:16 pm CDT Aug 19, 2019
12am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
 
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