Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Church Point LA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Church Point LA
 30.41°N 92.21°W
5:41 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
7am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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