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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 77°F (25°C)
Last update on 17 Apr 9:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°N Lon: 91.99°W Elev: 39ft.

For More Weather Information:

Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

2 Miles N Broadmoor LA

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 78. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles N Broadmoor LA
 30.22°N 92.08°W
Last Update: 10:05 pm CDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm CDT Apr 17, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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