Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 24 Jul 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly 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

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:05 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
3am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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