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Central Louisiana Forecast

Today's Forecast

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  • 76°

THURSDAY... Mostly sunny, with a 30% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. Highs 94-98, heat indices at 100-105. South wind at 2-6 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT... Partly cloudy skies with muggy conditions. Lows 73-78. A 10% chance of rain. Calm to south winds at 1-5 mph.

FRIDAY... Mostly sunny skies. Afternoon highs 94-98. Little to no rain expected. South and southwest wind at 1-5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT... Mostly clear skies. Little to no rain expected. Light south winds at 1-5 mph.
 
SATURDAY... Morning temperatures will start in the mid 70s and quickly heat into the mid to upper 90s during the afternoon. Humidity will stick around and make afternoon temperatures feel like they are around 105 degrees. Little to no rain is expected. Expect plenty of sunshine, with a light west wind at 1-5 mph.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Thursday
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30% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 97°
  • 76°

Sunny and Hot

Saturday
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Sunny and Hot

Sunday
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Sunny and Hot

Monday
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  • 93°
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30% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
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  • 74°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
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  • 94°
  • 74°

20% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 89°(Feels like 102°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.10 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:40
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 89°(Feels like 102°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:42
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Thursday
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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Clear

Sunday
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  • 97°
  • 75°

Clear

Monday
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  • 75°

Clear

Tuesday
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T-Storms

Wednesday
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  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 91°(Feels like 106°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:41
  • Sunset: 19:49
  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Thursday
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 73°

Clear

Saturday
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  • 99°
  • 73°

Clear

Sunday
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  • 98°
  • 73°

Clear

Monday
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  • 97°
  • 74°

Clear

Tuesday
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T-Storms

Wednesday
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  • 95°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 90°(Feels like 102°)
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:43
  • Sunset: 19:49
  • Humidity: 65%
  • UV Index: 3.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Thursday
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 93°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 95°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 93°
  • 73°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
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  • 74°

Clear

Tuesday
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  • 92°
  • 73°

T-Storms

Wednesday
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  • 91°
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Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 91°(Feels like 105°)
  • Thunder
  • Wind: WSW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:39
  • Sunset: 19:43
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Thursday
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  • 95°
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 97°
  • 77°

Clear

Saturday
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  • 96°
  • 77°

Clear

Sunday
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  • 96°
  • 77°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 92°
  • 79°

T-Storms

Wednesday
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  • 91°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 97°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: WSW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.16 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:38
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 76%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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