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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 21 Aug 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
5:05 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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