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Severe weather threat increases this afternoon across parts of the southern Plains

The threat of severe weather is increasing for this afternoon across a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas. The greatest threat is forecast for parts of central and northern Texas where Enhanced and Moderate Risks are in place. Very large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, some possibly strong, are all possible. Those in this region are encouraged to remain weather-aware.
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Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index 76°F (24°C)
Last update on 26 Apr 8:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°N Lon: 91.99°W Elev: 39ft.

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
Last Update: 8:06 pm CDT Apr 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10pm CDT Apr 26, 2015-6pm CDT May 3, 2015
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