Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 27 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
9:05 am CDT May 27, 2016
10am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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