Ruston, LA
77
Clear
Feels like 79°.
Humidity: 89% Dew Point: 73°
Clouds: 13% Pressure: 30.02 in
Wind: SE 2 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 8:14am.
Today
91 74
Drizzle starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
18%   14%
6:39   7:51
Mon
92 78
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
1%   21%
6:39   7:50
Tue
92 77
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
0%   13%
6:40   7:49
  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Sun Aug-20-17 03:53am CDT
    Effective: Sun Aug-20-17 03:53am CDT
    Expires: Sun Aug-20-17 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 time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. 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. 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 and neighbors.
    Message Summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect today for southeast oklahoma, northwest and north central louisiana, southwest and south central arkansas, and parts of east and northeast texas...
    .the combination of high temperatures in the middle and upper nineties along with high humidity will result in heat indices of 105 to 109 degrees from this afternoon through early this evening.
    ...heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
    * event...high pressure aloft across the area will allow for temperatures to climb into the middle to upper nineties. These temperatures along with low level moisture will produce heat indices of 105 to 109 degrees.
    * timing...heat indices will be near 105 to 109 in the afternoon and early evening before lowering.
    * impact...precautions should be taken to prevent heat related illnesses, including limiting outdoor work activities to the morning before temperatures rise and early evening after the readings lower.

Next 12 Hours

9AM
80˚
Clear
0%
SE 2mph
10AM
83˚
Clear
0%
ESE 3mph
11AM
86˚
Clear
0%
E 3mph
12PM
88˚
Clear
0%
E 5mph
1PM
89˚
Clear
0%
E 5mph
2PM
89˚
Clear
0%
E 6mph
3PM
90˚
Clear
2% rain
E 6mph
4PM
90˚
Drizzle
5% rain
E 6mph
5PM
91˚
Drizzle
3% rain
E 5mph
6PM
90˚
Partly Cloudy
1% rain
E 5mph
7PM
89˚
Partly Cloudy
1% rain
E 5mph
8PM
86˚
Partly Cloudy
0% rain
E 4mph

Weekly Summary:

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 83°F on Thursday.
Mon
Aug 21
92 78
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
1%   21%  
Sunrise: 6:39am.  Sunset: 7:50pm.
1% 21%
Tue
Aug 22
92 77
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
0%   13%  
Sunrise: 6:40am.  Sunset: 7:49pm.
0% 13%
Wed
Aug 23
90 73
Light rain starting in the afternoon.
30%   38%  
Sunrise: 6:41am.  Sunset: 7:47pm.
30% 38%
Thu
Aug 24
83 70
Light rain in the morning.
33%   67%  
Sunrise: 6:41am.  Sunset: 7:46pm.
33% 67%
Fri
Aug 25
84 67
Mostly cloudy until evening.
0%   51%  
Sunrise: 6:42am.  Sunset: 7:45pm.
0% 51%
Sat
Aug 26
87 68
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
0%   58%  
Sunrise: 6:43am.  Sunset: 7:44pm.
0% 58%
Sun
Aug 27
84 71
Light rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.
22%   91%  
Sunrise: 6:43am.  Sunset: 7:43pm.
22% 91%