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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 29 Apr 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Broadmoor LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Broadmoor LA
 30.2°N 92.08°W
1:05 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
2am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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