Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 25 Jul 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 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 77.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:05 pm CDT Jul 25, 2016
7pm CDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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