Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ruston, Ruston Regional Airport (KRSN)

Lat: 32.51°NLon: 92.59°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 6 May 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Chatham LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Chatham LA
 32.25°N 92.43°W (Elev. 279 ft)
2:41 pm CDT May 6, 2021
3pm CDT May 6, 2021-6pm CDT May 12, 2021
 
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