Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across the Ozarks and Lower Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes, are likely to develop this afternoon from parts of the lower Ohio Valley into the southern Plains. An Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) outlook has been issued. Further north, widespread rain showers are expected across portions of the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Apr 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:20 am CDT Apr 18, 2024
10am CDT Apr 18, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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