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Risk of severe thunderstorms from Florida to the Great Lake States

Storms may contain strong, damaging winds and hail. Locally heavy rain is also possible in southern California and the Desert Southwest. Very hot conditions continue in the lower Mississippi Valley and the Deep South.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 29 Jul 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 110. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 96. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 96. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 110. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 96. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 96. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:05 pm CDT Jul 29, 2015
11pm CDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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