Major Severe Thunderstorm Event Today

A major severe weather and thunderstorm event is expected today across the Southern tier of the U.S. Tornadoes, very large hail and severe damaging wind gusts are likely across the Lower to Mid Mississippi Valley into the Mid South and South, especially from northeastern Louisiana into central Mississippi. A few of these tornadoes will be strong and intense this afternoon into the overnight hours. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

80°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 30 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1009.8 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (84°F)
Last update 29 Nov 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Rayne LA

Tornado Watch until November 29, 07:00pm
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Tornado Watch
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    Tornado Watch until November 29, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 14. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. North wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 16. East wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 14. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. North wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 16. East wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind 5 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Rayne LA
 30.16°N 92.29°W
1:45 pm CST Nov 29, 2022
4pm CST Nov 29, 2022-6pm CST Dec 6, 2022
 
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