Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flood Warning until May 9, 10:00am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 9, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Mon

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:05 pm CDT May 6, 2016
8pm CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 13, 2016
 
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