Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 10 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 30 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Broadmoor LA

Flash Flood Watch April 30, 07:00am until May 1, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 30, 11:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 30, 11:00am

    NOW until
    11:00am Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Broadmoor LA
 30.22°N 92.08°W
6:05 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
6am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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