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Central Louisiana Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 70°

TODAY...Increasing clouds followed by rising rain chances, becoming a good chance for scattered (50%) showers and thunderstorms. Highs 85-91. South wind 2-2 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a more humid feel and a continued chance (40%) for lingering showers and thunderstorms. Lows 67-73. S/SE wind 1-8 mph.

FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy skies with in & out cover and a likely (60%) chance for showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s. A variable wind.

FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy skies, a muggy feel and scattered rain continuing. Lows 66-72. Light winds becoming calm.

SATURDAY...Partly to mostly cloudy skies, in & out clouds and warming temps with scattered rain. Highs 85-91. Calm winds, becoming light to moderate and variable.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Thursday
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  • 70°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 85°
  • 69°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

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

50% Shwrs/Tstms

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

40% Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 69°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 69°

20% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
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  • 71°

Clearing Skies

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:07
  • Humidity: 58%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 83°(Feels like 87°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 65%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Thursday
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T-Storms

Friday
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  • 87°
  • 71°

T-Storms

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

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
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  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 71°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
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  • 73°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 84°(Feels like 90°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Thursday
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  • 87°
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T-Storms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 68°

T-Storms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 69°

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 69°

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

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

Clear

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

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 86°(Feels like 91°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:02
  • Humidity: 57%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • °

Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 71°

T-Storms

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

Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 71°

Clear

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

Clear

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 77°(Feels like 80°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:24
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 69%
  • UV Index: 10.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:17:37 GMT
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    Lakes and Rivers

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:25:51 GMT
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