Showers and Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Expected Across the Eastern United States

Showers and thunderstorms, some with local heavy rainfall, are expected across Pennsylvania and northward to New England. These storms will elevate the potential for flash flooding the rest of this weekend. Hot temperatures are expected across the Desert Southwest and Texas. Monsoonal thunderstorms are expected across New Mexico and Arizona. Read More >

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 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 31 Jul 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
2:05 am CDT Jul 31, 2016
2am CDT Jul 31, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 6, 2016
 
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