Strong to Severe Thunderstorms and Excessive Rainfall Across the Southern U.S. Today

Marginally severe thunderstorms capable of strong wind gusts and hail will be possible today across much of central Texas, and during the afternoon across parts of the Southeast U.S. Heavy rain from thunderstorms may bring isolated flash and urban flooding, along with new and renewed rises on rivers and streams throughout East Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Broadmoor LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Broadmoor LA
 30.2°N 92.05°W
2:46 pm CDT Apr 20, 2024
2pm CDT Apr 20, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2024
 
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