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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Jun 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
12:05 am CDT Jun 30, 2015
1am CDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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