Storms and Flash Flooding in the South; Heavy Snow in the Central Rockies

Storms will continue to impact the northern Gulf Coast into Thursday resulting in threats of flash flooding, wind damage and hail. A late season winter storm will bring heavy snow to the Central Rockies on Wednesday and Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in the Southwest U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday as well. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Apr 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Flash Flood Watch until April 15, 12:00pm
Flood Warning until April 14, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 15, 12:00pm
    Flood Warning until April 14, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:45 pm CDT Apr 13, 2021
11pm CDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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