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Today's Forecast

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  • 94°
  • 72°

 

TODAY...Patchy early fog that will lift up and burn off, early. Otherwise mostly sunny to partly cloudy and a seasonable feel with a slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 90-95. E/SE wind 2-12mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Fair skies with more humidity. Lows 69-75. Little or no wind.

THURSDAY...Patchy early fog, otherwise partly cloudy skies with in & out cloud cover and a fair (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 89-94. SE wind 5-12 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT... Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a chance (30%) for some rain and a muggy feel. Light SE winds (1-8mph).

FRIDAY... Partly cloudy skis, in & out cover becoming mostly cloudy and a muggy feel. Highs 90-96. Peak Heat Index 104. SE wind 2-12mph.


 

 

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Wednesday
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  • 94°
  • 72°

Isolated PM Rain

Thursday
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  • 92°
  • 72°

Scattered Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 74°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
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  • 88°
  • 73°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Sunday
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  • 91°
  • 74°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
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  • 93°
  • 72°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
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  • 94°
  • 73°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.00 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:43
  • Sunset: 19:40
  • Humidity: 93%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: ENE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:45
  • Sunset: 19:41
  • Humidity: 79%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Wednesday
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Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 92°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 93°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 89°
  • 76°

T-Storms

Sunday
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  • 93°
  • 75°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 95°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 95°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:45
  • Sunset: 19:42
  • Humidity: 98%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Wednesday
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  • 95°
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Clear

Thursday
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  • 95°
  • 71°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 96°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 91°
  • 74°

T-Storms

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

Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:42
  • Humidity: 83%
  • UV Index: 4.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Wednesday
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  • 92°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 90°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 92°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 89°
  • 76°

T-Storms

Sunday
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  • 94°
  • 74°

Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 91°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 79°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:42
  • Sunset: 19:36
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Wednesday
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  • 93°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 92°
  • 75°

T-Storms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 89°
  • 77°

T-Storms

Sunday
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  • 93°
  • 77°

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 66°(Feels like 66°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.09 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:42
  • Sunset: 19:41
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 5.00
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