Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog

74°F

23°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 17 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Broadmoor LA

Flood Warning until further notice
Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00pm
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flash Flood Watch
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    Flood Warning until further notice
    Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 10 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Broadmoor LA
 30.22°N 92.08°W
3:55 pm CDT May 17, 2021
5pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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