Lafayette, LA (70501)

9:03 PM CDT on March 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Downtown | | Change Station

Elev 56 ft 30.22 °N, 92.02 °W | Updated 13 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
75.2 °F
Feels Like 76 °F
N
1.3
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2800 ft
Overcast 3300 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:25 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KLFT 300153Z VRB05KT 10SM TS BKN022 BKN028 OVC033 26/21 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N TSB41 SLP100 T02560211
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2800 ft
Overcast 3300 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:25 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KLFT 300153Z VRB05KT 10SM TS BKN022 BKN028 OVC033 26/21 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N TSB41 SLP100 T02560211

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 8:43 PM CDT Mar. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 101 remains in effect until 300 am CDT for the
following locations

La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Allen Avoyelles
Beauregard Calcasieu Caldwell
Cameron Catahoula Concordia
East Baton Rouge East Carroll East Feliciana
Evangeline Franklin Grant
Iberia Iberville Jackson
Jefferson Davis Lafayette La Salle
Madison Morehouse Natchitoches
Ouachita Pointe Coupee Rapides
Richland St. Landry St. Martin
St. Mary Tensas Vermilion
West Baton Rouge West Carroll West Feliciana
Winn




Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 8:50 PM CDT Mar. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana...
Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...
north central St. Mary Parish in south central Louisiana...
northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...
southeastern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...

* until 930 PM CDT

* at 849 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Washington to near Maurice, moving east at 30 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Catahoula, Scott, Breaux Bridge,
Carencro, St. Martinville, Jeanerette, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville, Melville, Broussard, Youngsville, sunset, Port Barre,
Henderson, Washington and Maurice.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These storms are producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a
sturdy structure and stay away from windows!


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 300 am CDT for south central,
central and southwestern Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 2987 9155 3002 9217 3072 9213 3071 9174
      3056 9176 3051 9173 3050 9175 3050 9170
      3044 9164 3039 9162 3036 9165 3035 9163
      3031 9162 3025 9158 3024 9153
time... Mot... loc 0149z 277deg 27kt 3064 9206 3009 9209

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


Jones


827 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
north central Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...
southern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana...
northern Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
central St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...

* until 915 PM CDT

* at 826 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Basile to near Evangeline, moving east at 30
mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, Opelousas, Eunice, Church Point, Basile, Iota,
Evangeline, sunset, Washington, Cankton, Chataignier, Mowata,
Prairie Ronde, Maxie, Mire, Savoy, Duralde, Lawtell, swords and
branch.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay
away from windows.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 300 am CDT for central, south
central and southwestern Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3070 9205 3030 9206 3025 9262 3039 9261
      3040 9261 3042 9260 3045 9261 3052 9261
time... Mot... loc 0126z 250deg 26kt 3047 9255 3030 9256

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


Jones