Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:05 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
9pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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