Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Aug 8:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Arcadia LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Arcadia LA
 32.48°N 92.88°W (Elev. 354 ft)
8:15 am CDT Aug 7, 2020
8am CDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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