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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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly 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

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:06 pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
8pm CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 7, 2017
 
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