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Strong Thunderstorms Possible for Portions of the Great Lake States

Storms over the Great Lake States may contain heavy rain and strong winds. More thunderstorms are possible over the Desert Southwest and central Plains. High fire danger continues in the Great Basin. Very warm and humid conditions continue across the south, southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
7:06 am CDT Sep 4, 2015
7am CDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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