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Central Louisiana's Forecast

Today's Forecast

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  • 82°
  • 60°

TONIGHT...Partly cloudy skies with lows dropping into the upper 50's and lower 60's. Patchy fog may develop in some areas and stick around through sunrise Wednesday. Light NE winds.

WEDNESDAY...Patchy fog possible early, followed by partly cloudy skies and highs in the lower 80's. Light NE winds shifting to the SE at 2-6 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy skies with lows in the upper 50's and lower 60's. S/SE winds at 2-6 mph.

THURSDAY...A sun-cloud mix, but with increasing cloud cover throughout the day. Highs in the lower to mid 80's. Breezing south winds at 8-16 mph, gusting higher. Showers develop late in the evening and stay in the forecast through Friday. Chance of rain 30%.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 60°

Seasonal

Thursday
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  • 83°
  • 65°

30% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 84°
  • 65°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
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  • 82°
  • 67°

Warm

Sunday
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  • 83°
  • 68°

30% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
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  • 81°
  • 68°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
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  • 78°
  • 65°

Clearing Skies

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 57°(Feels like 57°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33
  • Sunset: 19:44
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 3.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 59°(Feels like 59°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 93%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Wednesday
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Clear

Thursday
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  • 82°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 84°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 67°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 82°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 62°

Clear

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 59°(Feels like 59°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:35
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 99%
  • UV Index: 5.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Wednesday
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  • 83°
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Clear

Thursday
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  • 84°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 65°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 67°

T-Storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 59°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:37
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 95%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Wednesday
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  • 83°
  • °

Clear

Thursday
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  • 82°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 83°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 66°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 61°

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 60°(Feels like 60°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32
  • Sunset: 19:41
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 4.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Wednesday
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  • 83°
  • °

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 65°

Clear

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 55°(Feels like 55°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.00 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 5.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:20:37 GMT
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  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:33:20 GMT
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  • Tom Konvicka

    Tom Konvicka

    Chief Meteorologist tkonvicka@kalb.com Tom began work at News Channel 5 in November, 1984. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and geosciences in 1981 from Texas Tech University in Lubbock.More >>
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  • Dorrell Wenninger

    Dorrell Wenninger

    Meteorologist dew@kalb.com Dorrell joined the team in June 2010 as the weekend meteorologist. He came to us from WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi where he was a Back-up Meteorologist and ProductionMore >>
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  • Rachael Penton

    Rachael Penton

    Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist rpenton@kalb.com Rachael Penton joined the KALB team in February 2012 as a Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist. She comes to CenLa from Mobile, Alabama where she wasMore >>
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  • Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:13:01 GMT
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm andwe will give it a "C+".Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Early shower thunderstorm chances (associated with a passing cold front) will taper off before skies begin clearing. Temps will climb well into the upper 70s lower 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the North. (avg. 57-80)....More >>
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm andwe will give it a "C+".Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Early shower thunderstorm chances (associated with a passing cold front) will taper off before skies begin clearing. Temps will climb well into the upper 70s lower 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the North. (avg. 57-80)....More >>
  • Monday's Outdoor Planner

    Monday's Outdoor Planner

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:54:54 GMT
    Here is Monday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana. The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 6:30-8:30pm and we will give it a "B-". Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Hit Miss clouds with gradually increasing cover. There will be a slight chance for isolated rain with a mild start. Temperatures will warm well into the Lower to Mid 80s. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the South (avg. 56-80). Our Allergycast will be MODE...More >>
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  • Friday's Weekend Planner

    Friday's Weekend Planner

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:56:49 GMT
    Friday's Weekend Planner In advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower 80s with lows in the 50s (avg. 55-79).More >>
    Friday's Weekend Planner In advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower 80s with lows in the 50s (avg. 55-79).More >>
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