Alexandria, LA

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73°F

Hi: 84° Lo: 72°

(Feels like 73°F)
Precipitation: 20%
Humidity: 96%

Dewpoint: 72°
Heat Index: 73°
Wind Direction: SSE
Wind Speed: 3 mph

Sunrise: 07:15:57 am
Sunset: 06:32:58 pm

Cloudy skies this morning followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. High 84F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Monday

Hi: 75° Lo: 50°
Tuesday

Hi: 74° Lo: 47°
Wednesday

Hi: 72° Lo: 48°
Thursday

Hi: 74° Lo: 55°
Friday

Hi: 64° Lo: 49°
Saturday

Hi: 66° Lo: 45°

10 AM


78°

Humidity: 88%
Precip: 20%
Wind: 8 mph SSW

11 AM


81°

Humidity: 82%
Precip: 20%
Wind: 8 mph SSW

12 PM


82°

Humidity: 75%
Precip: 20%
Wind: 9 mph SSW

1 PM


84°

Humidity: 70%
Precip: 40%
Wind: 9 mph SSW

2 PM


84°

Humidity: 66%
Precip: 60%
Wind: 10 mph SSW

3 PM


82°

Humidity: 72%
Precip: 50%
Wind: 10 mph SSW
4 PM | 83°
| 50%
5 PM | 81°
| 40%
6 PM | 80°
| 40%
7 PM | 77°
| 20%
8 PM | 75°
| 20%
9 PM | 74°
| 20%
10 PM | 74°
| 20%
11 PM | 73°
| 20%
12 AM | 73°
| 20%
1 AM | 73°
| 20%
2 AM | 73°
| 20%
3 AM | 73°
| 20%
4 AM | 73°
| 20%
5 AM | 73°
| 20%
6 AM | 73°
| 20%
7 AM | 73°
| 50%
8 AM | 74°
| 60%
9 AM | 74°
| 70%

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SYNOPSIS... After we enjoyed beautiful and fall like weather on Thursday/Friday this week, Saturday through Monday are much more warmer and humid. Another strong cold front will be sweeping through the region on Monday, with the possibility of severe weather as well.

SATURDAY EVENING... Temperatures dipping into the upper 60s to lower 70s by the 10pm hour. Partly cloudy skies. South-southeast winds of 2-8 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING... Much warmer compared to recent mornings. Temperatures bottoming out in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Partly cloudy skies. A bit breezy, with south-southwest winds of 2-8 mph, with gusts of 15 mph possible. A stray (10%) overnight shower is possible. Fog is possible in spots on Sunday morning.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON... Temperatures soaring into the 80s. Humid. Partly cloudy skies early, leading to mostly cloudy skies later. Breezy to windy, with south-southwest winds of 5-15 mph, with gusts of 20-40 mph possible with our Monday cold front approaching from the northwest. Scattered (30%) showers and t-storms are possible.

SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING... Very warm and muggy. Temperatures bottoming out in the upper 60s to upper 70s. Mostly cloudy skies. Breezy to windy, with south winds of 5-15 mph, with gusts of 20-40 mph possible as our cold front approaches Central Louisiana. Scattered (30%) showers and t-storms are possible overnight, some of these t-storms may turn severe. Fog is possible in spots on Monday morning.

MONDAY AFTERNOON... Temperatures soaring into the middle 70s to lower 80s. Humid. Mostly cloudy skies. Variable winds near t-storms. Gusts of 40 mph possible. Scattered (80%) showers and t-storms are likely, some of these t-storms may turn severe, as our cold front pushes southeastward throughout our Monday across Louisiana.

MONDAY'S SEVERE WEATHER THREAT... Central Louisiana is under a slight (level 2 out of 5) risk for severe weather on Monday, Oct. 21st.

TIMING... Monday morning through Monday evening.
THREATS... Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds, hail and isolated flash flooding are all on the table. Watches/Warnings may be issued.
(By Sunday night the details of Monday's threat for severe weather should be clearer!)
AWARENESS... Continue to follow your weather sources and get prepared for potentially a busy weather day on Monday, Oct. 21st.

-Forecaster Tyler Hall


Statistics

Yesterday's Low 50
Yesterday's High 83
Today's Normal High 79
Today's Normal Low 53
Record High Temp/Year 92/1899
Record Low Temp/Year 30/1989
Sunrise This Morning 7:16 AM
Sunset Tonight 6:34 PM
Yesterday's Rainfall 0.00
Month to Date Precipitation/Month's Normal 1.67/3.81
Year to Date Precipitation/YTD Normal 45.76/44.94

 

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