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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 15 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 29 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
4:05 pm CDT May 29, 2015
2am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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