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Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Acadiana Regional Airport (KARA)

Lat: 30.03°NLon: 91.88°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abbeville LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Cloudy then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  High near 78. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. High near 78. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Abbeville LA
 29.97°N 92.11°W
2:06 pm CDT Apr 21, 2018
2pm CDT Apr 21, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2018
 
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