Ruston, LA
Fair
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Humidity: 43%
Wind: SSE 5mph
Barometer: 30.11in
Dewpoint: 49°F
Visibility: 10.00 Miles
Tonight
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Increasing Clouds
Low 63
Friday
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Chance T-storms
High 78
Rain Chance30%
Friday Night
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Severe Thunderstorms
Low 63
Rain Chance80%
  • Lake Wind Advisory
    Updated: Thu Mar-23-17 08:07pm CDT
    Effective: Thu Mar-23-17 08:07pm CDT
    Expires: Sat Mar-25-17 04:00am 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: A lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.
    Message Summary: ...a lake wind advisory will remain in effect for parts of east and northeast texas through 4 am cdt friday, and for the four state region from 10 am cdt friday to 4 am cdt saturday...
    .a tight pressure gradient between surface low pressure over the southern rockies and parts of west texas and surface high pressure centered along the coast of the carolinas will provide strong and gusty winds of 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.
    ...lake wind advisory in effect from 10 am friday to 4 am cdt saturday...
    The national weather service in shreveport has issued a lake wind advisory, which is in effect from 10 am friday to 4 am cdt saturday.
    * event...south to southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts to 25 to 30 mph friday and friday night just before a shift in the winds to westerly with a cold front early saturday morning.
    * timing...from 10 am cdt friday through 4 am cdt saturday.
    * impact...winds will likely produce a rough chop on area lakes and open waterways, which may be hazardous to boaters especially smaller craft.
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Tonight

Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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Friday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

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Friday Night

Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 63. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

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Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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Saturday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

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Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 82.

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Sunday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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Monday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

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Monday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

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Tuesday

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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Tuesday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

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Wednesday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

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Wednesday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.