Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California

Critical fire weather conditions will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Unseasonably hot temperatures will contribute to this fire danger, and Heat Advisories are also in effect for portions of California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:05 am CDT Sep 25, 2016
4am CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2016
 
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