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Severe weather risk and flash flood potential continue on Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across much of the central and southern Plains on Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has an area of Slight Risk highlighted in Texas for the area with the greatest risk of severe weather; tornadoes, hail and damaging winds are all possible. Flash flooding is also forecast from central Iowa into southern Texas where the heaviest rainfall is expected.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 24 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
4:05 am CDT May 24, 2015
5am CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 30, 2015
 
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