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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°C

78°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1022.2 mb (30.19 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 23 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Broadmoor LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming north 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. North wind around 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind around 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming north 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 22. North wind around 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Broadmoor LA
 30.2°N 92.05°W
12:06 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
1pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 1, 2018
 
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