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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2° N Lon: 91.99° W Elev: 39 ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Mar 7:53 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Lafayette Parish

Tonight
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.



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328 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
 
 

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