Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flash Flood Watch April 30, 07:00am until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
2:05 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
2am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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