Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains today through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flood Warning until May 17, 05:00am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 17, 05:00am

    NOW until
    5:00am Mon

    Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:01 am CDT May 13, 2021
12pm CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 19, 2021
 
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