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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Broadmoor LA

Tornado Watch until April 30, 09:00am
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  •  
    Tornado Watch until April 30, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Tornado Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

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

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Broadmoor LA
 30.18°N 92.05°W
8:05 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
8am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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