Excessive Heat in the Interior West; Monsoon Conditions in the Southwest

Dangerous heat is expected to be in place across portions of California, especially the Central Valley, and across the Interior Northwest into Friday. Heat Advisories will also be in place across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region and Southwest through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.28°WElev: 85ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 16 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles W Enterprise LA

Heat Advisory until August 16, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 16, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles W Enterprise LA
 31.9°N 92.01°W (Elev. 266 ft)
10:15 am CDT Aug 16, 2022
10am CDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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