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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 72°

TONIGHT...Fair to partly cloudy and comfortable. Lows 64-70. Calm wind late.

THURSDAY...Increasing clouds with scattered (50%) showers and thunderstorms. Highs 87-92. South wind 6-14 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy and more humid with a chance of lingering showers and thunderstorms. Lows 69-75. S/SE wind 2-6 mph.

FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s. A variable wind.

 

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Thursday
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  • 90°
  • 72°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 85°
  • 70°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 70°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 70°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 69°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 71°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 71°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: NNE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:07
  • Humidity: 82%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 73%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Thursday
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  • 88°
  • °

T-Storms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 71°

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 70°

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 70°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 71°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 73°

Clear

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: E @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:28
  • Sunset: 20:10
  • Humidity: 82%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Thursday
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  • 87°
  • °

T-Storms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 68°

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 69°

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 69°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 68°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 68°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 70°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 82%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Thursday
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  • 86°
  • °

Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 71°

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 70°

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 71°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 70°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 71°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 71°

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.00 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:02
  • Humidity: 87%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Thursday
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  • 88°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 72°

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 74°

T-Storms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: E @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.09 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:24
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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