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Central Louisiana's Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 56°

TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. S/SW wind 6-14 mph. Lows 57-63.

FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy early with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms followed by decreasing clouds for the afternoon. Highs 80-85. N/NW wind 3-8 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear sky and a bit cooler. Lows 53-59. Little or no wind.

SATURDAY...Partly cloudy and quite warm. Highs 83-89. S/SW wind 8-16 mph.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 56°

30% AM Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 66°

Warm

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 70°

30% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 70°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 55°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 52°

Cooler

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 48°

Cool

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: WNW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.90 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:31
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 87%
  • UV Index: 9.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: NNW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 93%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 61°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 70°

Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 56°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 51°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 66°(Feels like 66°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.91 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 99%
  • UV Index: 5.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 55°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 51°

Clear

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

Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 52°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 47°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 67°(Feels like 67°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:35
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 60°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 67°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 53°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 52°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.91 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30
  • Sunset: 19:42
  • Humidity: 91%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

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

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 63°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 71°

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 63°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 55°

Clear

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NNW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 5.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:31:39 GMT
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  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:40:06 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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  • Thursday's Weekend Planner

    Thursday's Weekend Planner

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:50:52 GMT
    Thursday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week cold front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 57-80). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the East, becoming South. 62/83Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover...More >>
    Thursday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week cold front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 57-80). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the East, becoming South. 62/83Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover...More >>
  • Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:46:30 GMT
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana. The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 9:15-11:15am and we will give it a "C+". Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Expect increasing clouds with rain chances on the board and rising late this afternoon / evening. An approaching cold front will bring a likely chance for rain during the next 24 hours. Winds will be light to moderate, gusty at times and out of the South (avg. 57-...More >>
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana. The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 9:15-11:15am and we will give it a "C+". Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Expect increasing clouds with rain chances on the board and rising late this afternoon / evening. An approaching cold front will bring a likely chance for rain during the next 24 hours. Winds will be light to moderate, gusty at times and out of the South (avg. 57-...More >>
  • Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 55-79). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the South. 54/79Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover through the day...More >>
    Wednesday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 55-79). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the South. 54/79Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover through the day...More >>
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