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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 67°

TODAY...Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with low rain chances. Seasonal temps with less humidity. Highs 89-95. North wind 2-10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT...Fair skies and a cool feel. Lows 64-70. Little or no wind.

WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy skies with in & out clouds, a slight chance (20%) for rain and seasonal temps. Highs 87-94. Light & Variable wind.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a mild feel. Lows 67-73. Light winds.

THURSDAY...Partly to mostly cloudy skies, increasing clouds & rising rain chances in advance of an approaching cold front. Highs 85-91. Light to moderate & variable winds. 

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 67°

Less Humid

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

Seasonal

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 68°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 70°

70%Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 68°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

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

20% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 89°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.10 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:25
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 50%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 85°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:27
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 60%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Tuesday
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  • 92°
  • °

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 68°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 70°

Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 73°

Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 72°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 92°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:11
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • °

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 66°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 68°

T-Storms

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

Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 69°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 69°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 69°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 83°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29
  • Sunset: 20:10
  • Humidity: 56%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • °

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 68°

Clear

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

Partly Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 72°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 83°(Feels like 88°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.10 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:25
  • Sunset: 20:04
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

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

Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 76°

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 73°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 84°(Feels like 87°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.15 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:23
  • Sunset: 20:11
  • Humidity: 53%
  • UV Index: 10.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

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    Lakes and Rivers

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