Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Scott LA

Flood Warning until May 8, 10:00am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 8, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
5:05 pm CDT May 5, 2016
5pm CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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