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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly 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 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:06 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
9am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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