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Central Louisiana Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 72°

TODAY...Patchy early fog, otherwise clouds mixing with sunshine and scattered (40%) showers and a few thunderstorms. Highs 88-94. Calm / NE wind 2-10 mph, except stronger and variable near storms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Fair to partly cloudy skies with near seasonal temps and a muggy feel. Lows 68-74. Little or no wind.

THURSDAY...Patchy early fog remains possible, otherwise clouds mixing with sunshine and a (30%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 91-97. The peak heat index may reach 104. A variable wind less than 10 mph, except stronger near storms and swinging around to the West.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Fair to partly cloudy skies and a muggy feel. Lows 69-75. East wind 2-8mph.

FRIDAY...Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with some isolated rain. Highs 91-97. West wind 2-12mph. Peak Heat Index values near 106.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 72°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Thursday
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  • 93°
  • 72°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

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

20% Shwrs/Tstms

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

Hot

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

Hot

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

20% Shwrs/Tstms

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 89°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:21
  • Sunset: 20:12
  • Humidity: 77%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 83°(Feels like 89°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:24
  • Sunset: 20:13
  • Humidity: 70%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Wednesday
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  • 93°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • 73°

Clear

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

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 76°

Clear

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

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 97°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 74°

Clear

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 85°(Feels like 93°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:22
  • Sunset: 20:15
  • Humidity: 72%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Wednesday
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  • 94°
  • °

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • 73°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • 72°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • 73°

Clear

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

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 96°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 87°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.09 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:25
  • Sunset: 20:14
  • Humidity: 75%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

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

Clear

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

Clear

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

Clear

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

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 74°

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 89°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:21
  • Sunset: 20:07
  • Humidity: 77%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 76°

Clear

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

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 77°

Partly Cloudy

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

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 76°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 88°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:19
  • Sunset: 20:15
  • Humidity: 72%
  • UV Index: 10.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:21:46 GMT
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    The Latest Weather Watchers Reports From Around Central Louisiana.More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:44:43 GMT
    Red River/Black River System Location Pool/Flood Stage Today's Stage Trend Crest History Grand Ecore 33.0 22.7  +0.4   Red River Lock 3 n/a 71.7  +1.4 Alexandria 32.0 21.7  +0.4 Red RiverMore >>
    Central Louisiana's daily Hydrology Report.More >>
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