Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 31 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:05 am CDT May 31, 2016
10am CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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