Active Weather for the Plains and Mississippi Valley

A developing storm across the Southern Plains is forecast to bring severe weather that includes large hail and damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall that could result in flash flooding across portions of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. The effects of this storm will continue through the middle of this week. The Four Corners area will continue to see elevated to critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Carencro LA

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 68. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 10pm. Low around 68. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Carencro LA
 30.33°N 92.02°W
3:31 am CDT May 23, 2022
4am CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 29, 2022
 
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