Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
8:05 am CDT May 25, 2016
8am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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