Significant Severe Storms in the Plains; Tropical Systems in the Gulf and Atlantic

Scattered severe storms with widespread damaging winds, very large hail, a couple of tornadoes, and locally heavy rain will be possible today in the Plains. A tropical wave bringing heavy rain to Florida is forecast to move over Atlantic waters later this weekend, and may form into a tropical depression early next week. Heavy rain in the west-central Gulf is being caused by another disturbance. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

Flash Flood Watch until August 25, 01:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 25, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 87. 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.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 87. 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 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
5:06 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
5pm CDT Aug 24, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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