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Central Louisiana's Forecast

Today's Forecast

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TONIGHT...Partly cloudy skies with lows in the upper 50's and lower 60's. Light S winds.

THURSDAY...Patchy fog is possible early, followed by a mixture of sunshine and clouds with afternoon highs in the lower 80's. Expect increasing clouds and a chance for showers during the late afternoon and evening hours. Breezy south winds at 8-16 mph, gusting higher.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 6pm. Low temperatures in the lower 60's with variable winds.

FRIDAY...A few lingering showers are possible early, followed by gradually clearing skies. Highs in the lower 80's.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Wednesday
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Seasonal

Thursday
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  • 83°
  • 63°

50% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
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  • 82°
  • 65°

30% AM Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
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  • 67°

Warm

Sunday
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  • 70°

30% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
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  • 81°
  • 60°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
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  • 78°
  • 53°

Scattered Rain

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 82°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:33
  • Sunset: 19:44
  • Humidity: 40%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 82°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 40%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Wednesday
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Clear

Thursday
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 81°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 82°
  • 67°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 82°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
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  • 80°
  • 62°

Clear

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 84°(Feels like 84°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:35
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 45%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Wednesday
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Clear

Thursday
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Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
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  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 85°
  • 65°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 80°
  • 67°

T-Storms

Tuesday
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  • 77°
  • 59°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 81°(Feels like 81°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:37
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 37%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Wednesday
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Clear

Thursday
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  • 82°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
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  • 83°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 66°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 84°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
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  • 76°
  • 61°

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 82°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32
  • Sunset: 19:41
  • Humidity: 43%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Wednesday
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  • 83°
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Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 64°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 69°

T-Storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 65°

Clear

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 81°(Feels like 80°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: ENE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 35%
  • UV Index: 10.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:20:37 GMT
    The Latest Weather Watchers Reports From Around Central Louisiana.More >>
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  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:29:31 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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  • Tom Konvicka

    Tom Konvicka

    Chief Meteorologist tkonvicka@kalb.com Tom began work at News Channel 5 in November, 1984. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and geosciences in 1981 from Texas Tech University in Lubbock.More >>
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  • Dorrell Wenninger

    Dorrell Wenninger

    Meteorologist dew@kalb.com Dorrell joined the team in June 2010 as the weekend meteorologist. He came to us from WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi where he was a Back-up Meteorologist and ProductionMore >>
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  • Rachael Penton

    Rachael Penton

    Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist rpenton@kalb.com Rachael Penton joined the KALB team in February 2012 as a Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist. She comes to CenLa from Mobile, Alabama where she wasMore >>
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  • Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 55-79). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the South. 54/79Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover through the day...More >>
    Wednesday's Weekend PlannerIn advance an early week front, we will see seasonable conditions across Central Louisiana. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s-lower to mid 80s with lows in the 60s (avg. 55-79). and a Light to Moderate wind out of the South SE.Saturday, expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, in out clouds and a pleasantly warm feel. Winds will be light to moderate and out of the South. 54/79Sunday, Continued sunshine mixed with clouds with increasing cover through the day...More >>
  • Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:23:08 GMT
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana. The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm and we will give it a "C+". Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Expect plenty of sunshine with some in out, light clouds and rain chances off the board. Temps will climb well into the lower-mid 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the SE (avg. 57-80). Our Allergycast will be MODERATE ...More >>
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana. The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm and we will give it a "C+". Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Expect plenty of sunshine with some in out, light clouds and rain chances off the board. Temps will climb well into the lower-mid 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the SE (avg. 57-80). Our Allergycast will be MODERATE ...More >>
  • Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:13:01 GMT
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm andwe will give it a "C+".Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Early shower thunderstorm chances (associated with a passing cold front) will taper off before skies begin clearing. Temps will climb well into the upper 70s lower 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the North. (avg. 57-80)....More >>
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner Allergycast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 7:30-9:30pm andwe will give it a "C+".Expect patchy AM fog that will lift up burn off by 9am. Otherwise, Early shower thunderstorm chances (associated with a passing cold front) will taper off before skies begin clearing. Temps will climb well into the upper 70s lower 80s. Winds will be variable, becoming light to moderate and swinging around to the North. (avg. 57-80)....More >>
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