Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Alexandria International Airport (KAEX)

Lat: 31.33° N Lon: 92.56° W Elev: 89 ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 14 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Grant Parish

Rest Of Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings 106 to 109.
Tonight
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Heat index readings 102 to 105.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds around 5 mph. Heat index readings 106 to 109.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. East winds 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s. Northwest winds 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
Monday
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90.



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844 AM CDT Fri Aug 14 2020
 
 

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