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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index106°F (41°C)
Last update 17 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette Regional Airport LA

Heat Advisory until August 17, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 17, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
12:06 pm CDT Aug 17, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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