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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

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 Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday 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

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday 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.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:05 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
11pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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