Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Jun 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
4:05 am CDT Jun 28, 2016
4am CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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