Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flood Warning until May 27, 01:00pm
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 27, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Mon

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light east wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light east wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:06 pm CDT May 23, 2019
11pm CDT May 23, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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