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Severe Thunderstorms Returning to The Plains; Chance of Severe Storms in Mid-Atlantic too

A new Pacific storm moving into the Plains will spark a new round of severe thunderstorms in the Plains with potential for damaging winds, very large hail, and tornadoes Tuesday. Heavy rains may produce flash floods, especially from north-central Texas into Kansas. In the Mid-Atlantic, there will be a chance of severe thunderstorms. Strong winds in the Southwest are keeping fire danger high. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 28 Mar 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92°W
5:05 am CDT Mar 28, 2017
5am CDT Mar 28, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2017
 
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