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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 79°F (26°C)
Last update on 18 Apr 1:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°N Lon: 91.99°W Elev: 39ft.

For More Weather Information:

Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
Last Update: 1:05 pm CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3pm CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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