Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Scott LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
11:00 pm CDT May 7, 2021
12am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 13, 2021
 
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