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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 8 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:05 pm CDT Jul 4, 2015
5pm CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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