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

85°F

29°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Broadmoor LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °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 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °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 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North 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 56. 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 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Broadmoor LA
 30.15°N 92.08°W
3:15 pm CDT Apr 20, 2024
3pm CDT Apr 20, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2024
 
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