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Severe weather expected across parts of central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, are expected from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota this evening and tonight. Also, widely scattered thunderstorms capable of hail and gusty winds will occur from north Texas into parts of Arkansas and southern Missouri. Thunderstorms are also expected in northern Florida and southern Georgia.
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Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 2 Apr 3:53 am 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

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
Last Update: 6:06 pm CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5am CDT Apr 2, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2015
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