Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California early this week. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 26 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 86. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 86. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
5:05 pm CDT Sep 26, 2016
5pm CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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