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Severe Thunderstorms Possible from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large to very large hail, heavy rainfall, and isolated tornadoes will be possible Thursday from the Central Plains into the Great Lakes. The primary threat is expected to move into the Great Lakes on Friday. Heavy rainfall with these thunderstorms could cause localized flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index75°F (24°C)
Last update 29 Jun 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:05 am CDT Jun 29, 2017
7am CDT Jun 29, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2017
 
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