Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures 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 and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 25 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 5 mph.

    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.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 5 mph.
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. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
4:05 pm CDT Sep 25, 2016
4pm CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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