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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

86°F

30°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 28 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 80. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:06 pm CDT Apr 28, 2017
1pm CDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm CDT May 4, 2017
 
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