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.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

53°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 5 Dec 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSW Lottie LA

Flash Flood Watch until December 5, 03:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until December 5, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSW Lottie LA
 30.46°N 91.68°W
6:05 am CST Dec 5, 2016
7am CST Dec 5, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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