Heavy rain and thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. early this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected from eastern TX across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. on Monday. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe in this area, producing damaging wind and tornadoes. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

53°F

12°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 5 Dec 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flash Flood Watch until December 5, 03:00pm
Flood Warning until December 9, 03:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until December 5, 03:00pm
    Flood Warning until December 9, 03:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 55. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 65. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Low around 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 65. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Low around 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
4:05 am CST Dec 5, 2016
5am CST Dec 5, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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