Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA

Flood Warning until May 17, 05:00am
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until May 17, 05:00am

    NOW until
    5:00am Mon

    Flood Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
11:41 pm CDT May 13, 2021
1am CDT May 14, 2021-6pm CDT May 20, 2021
 
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