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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 9 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 29 Apr 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSW Lottie LA

Wind Advisory April 29, 09:00am until April 29, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  High near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. High near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSW Lottie LA
 30.46°N 91.68°W
3:05 am CDT Apr 29, 2017
5am CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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