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Red River Parish, LA

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM
CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM CDT
THIS AFTERNOON.

* EVENT...SOUTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUST TO AROUND 30 MPH.

* TIMING...MID MORNING UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT...HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL RESULT DUE TO ROUGH
CHOP ON AREA LAKES AND OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

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Central Louisiana's Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 61°

TODAY...Patchy AM fog will be dense in parts of the area. Otherwise, expect increasing clouds followed by rising rain chances, in advance of an approaching cold front, overnight. Highs 81-87. South wind 5-15mph G22.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy skies with a likely chance (60%) for showers and thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the area. Lows 57-64. South wind 2-12mph / NW after midnight.

FRIDAY...Expect clearing skies early, revealing plenty of sunshine and a warm feel. Highs 79-85. NE wind 2-12mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT...Fair to partly cloudy skies with a mild feel. Lows 59-65. East wind 1-8mph.

SATURDAY...Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with in & out, light clouds. Highs 80-86. East wind 5-15mph.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 61°

50% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 62°

30% AM Shwrs/Tstms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 66°

Warm

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 70°

30% PM Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 62°

60% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 49°

Scattered Rain

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 51°

Sunshine

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 78°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 29.90 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32
  • Sunset: 19:45
  • Humidity: 69%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.91 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:34
  • Sunset: 19:46
  • Humidity: 71%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 61°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 67°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 70°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 56°

Clear

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 76°(Feels like 79°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.90 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:34
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 71%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 55°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 51°

Clear

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 66°

Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 52°

Clear

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 78°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 14 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 60°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

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

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 67°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 53°

Clear

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 78°(Feels like 81°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:31
  • Sunset: 19:41
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 66°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 63°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 68°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 71°

T-Storms

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

Partly Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 63°

Clear

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:31
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 80%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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