Ruston, LA
78
Clear
Feels like 79°.
Humidity: 73% Dew Point: 69°
Clouds: 3% Pressure: 30.09 in
Wind: SSW 4 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 4:31am.
Today
99 76
Partly cloudy in the morning.
5%   8%
6:22   8:14
Thu
97 80
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
0%   39%
6:22   8:13
Fri
93 78
Light rain starting in the evening.
34%   76%
6:23   8:12
  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Wed Jul-26-17 03:52am CDT
    Effective: Wed Jul-26-17 01:00pm CDT
    Expires: Thu Jul-27-17 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Bienville; Bossier; Caddo; Caldwell; Claiborne; De Soto; Grant; Jackson; La Salle; Lincoln; Natchitoches; Ouachita; Red River; Sabine; Union; Webster; Winn
    Instructions: Take extra precautions if you work or spend any time outdoors. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives, neighbors, and pets.
    Message Summary: ...heat advisory in effect for the four state region from 1 pm today through 7 pm thursday...
    ...heat advisory remains in effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 7 pm cdt thursday...
    * event...very hot and humid conditions will continue today and thursday with highs in the middle to upper 90s. When combined with the humidity, heat index values will range from 105 to 109 degrees.
    * timing...these high heat index readings will occur from early afternoon through the early evening hours both days.
    * impact...heat related illnesses may become possible for those outdoors, especially when out in direct sunlight.

Next 12 Hours

5AM
78˚
Clear
0%
SSW 4mph
6AM
77˚
Clear
1% rain
SSW 3mph
7AM
76˚
Clear
0% rain
SSW 3mph
8AM
79˚
Partly Cloudy
0% rain
SSW 4mph
9AM
82˚
Partly Cloudy
0% rain
SW 4mph
10AM
85˚
Partly Cloudy
0% rain
SW 4mph
11AM
89˚
Partly Cloudy
0% rain
SW 5mph
12PM
92˚
Clear
0% rain
SW 4mph
1PM
94˚
Clear
0% rain
SW 5mph
2PM
96˚
Clear
0% rain
SW 5mph
3PM
98˚
Clear
0% rain
SW 5mph
4PM
99˚
Clear
1% rain
SSW 6mph

Weekly Summary:

Light rain on Friday through next Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 89°F on Saturday.
Thu
Jul 27
97 80
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
0%   39%  
Sunrise: 6:22am.  Sunset: 8:13pm.
0% 39%
Fri
Jul 28
93 78
Light rain starting in the evening.
34%   76%  
Sunrise: 6:23am.  Sunset: 8:12pm.
34% 76%
Sat
Jul 29
89 77
Light rain in the morning.
43%   68%  
Sunrise: 6:24am.  Sunset: 8:12pm.
43% 68%
Sun
Jul 30
90 69
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
0%   79%  
Sunrise: 6:24am.  Sunset: 8:11pm.
0% 79%
Mon
Jul 31
90 69
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
0%   69%  
Sunrise: 6:25am.  Sunset: 8:10pm.
0% 69%
Tue
Aug 1
91 71
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
7%   77%  
Sunrise: 6:26am.  Sunset: 8:09pm.
7% 77%
Wed
Aug 2
92 73
Light rain overnight.
6%   66%  
Sunrise: 6:26am.  Sunset: 8:09pm.
6% 66%