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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 72°

TODAY... Partly cloudy skies early. We will see increasing clouds throughout the day followed by showers & thunderstorms starting during the midday hours and going through the afternoon and evening. Highs 90-96. SW winds, swinging around to the North & NW 2-12 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Heat Index values 100-105

MONDAY NIGHT...Continued scattered rain chances (40%) and a muggy feel. Lows 68-74. Light winds out of the NW. 

TUESDAY...Tapering rain chances early with hit & miss clouds and more Dry/ Slightly Cooler air over the area. Highs 88-93 NE wind 2-12mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT...Decreasing clouds, becoming fair skies. Lows 64-70. Light East wind.

WEDNESDAY... Plenty of sunshine with a Hot & Humid feel. Highs 86-92. East wind 2-10mph.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 72°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 67°

Tapering Rain Chances

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 69°

Plenty of Sunshine

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 68°

Scattered Rain

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

50% Shwrs/Tstms

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

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

Clearing Skies

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 88°(Feels like 97°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WNW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:24
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 87°(Feels like 95°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: NNW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:27
  • Sunset: 20:10
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Monday
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  • 96°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 72°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 70°

Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 72°

T-Storms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 73°

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 97°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WNW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.10 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:12
  • Humidity: 73%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 68°

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 94°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:28
  • Sunset: 20:11
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

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

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 72°

Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 73°

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 83°(Feels like 92°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NNE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:22
  • Sunset: 20:11
  • Humidity: 81%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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    Lakes and Rivers

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