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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 72°

TONIGHT...Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain and a few thunderstorms. Lows 69-73. E/SE wind 2-6 mph.

FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with an 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rain is possible. Highs in the 80s. Variable wind.

FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a few lingering showers and thunderstorms. Lows 69-73. A light and variable wind.

SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 85-90. Variable wind.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 72°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 71°

80% Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 71°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

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

60% Shwrs/Tstms

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

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 71°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 72°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 78°(Feels like 81°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:07
  • Humidity: 71%
  • UV Index: 9.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 78°(Feels like 82°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: ESE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 76%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • °

T-Storms

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

T-Storms

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

Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

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

Clear

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

Clear

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

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 78°(Feels like 83°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 86%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • °

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

  • 81°(Feels like 87°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:26
  • Sunset: 20:02
  • Humidity: 77%
  • 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

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:24
  • Sunset: 20:09
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 5.00
  • Weather Watchers

    Weather Watchers

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