Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

76°F

24°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 29 Jun 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:05 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
9am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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