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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

THIS EVENING...Partly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms. Temps will fall into the upper 70s by 10PM. S/SE wind 4-10 mph.

OVERNIGHT...Fair to partly cloudy and seasonally humid. Lows 70-74. Little or no wind.

FRIDAY...Patchy early fog, otherwise clouds mixing with sunshine and a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 90-95. The peak heat index may reach 105. SE wind 8-16 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy and muggy. Lows 71-77. SE wind 3-8 mph.

SATURDAY...Early fog is possible, otherwise mostly cloudy with an 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rain is possible. Highs in the 80s. Variable wind.


7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 73°

80% Shwrs/Tstms

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

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 73°

20% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 73°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 73°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 79°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:37
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 9.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 79°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Friday
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  • 93°
  • °

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 75°

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:46
  • Sunset: 19:40
  • Humidity: 98%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • °

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 73°

T-Storms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:48
  • Sunset: 19:40
  • Humidity: 95%
  • UV Index: 5.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Friday
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  • 91°
  • °

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 75°

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 74°

T-Storms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 76°(Feels like 80°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:43
  • Sunset: 19:34
  • Humidity: 91%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • °

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 77°

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 76°

T-Storms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 76°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.00 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 4.00
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