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Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Scott LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 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 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
12:06 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
12am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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