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

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NE Quitman 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: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. 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: 99 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. 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 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A 30 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:
6 Miles NE Quitman LA
 32.43°N 92.67°W (Elev. 256 ft)
10:15 am CDT Aug 16, 2022
10am CDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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