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Severe Thunderstorms and Locally Heavy Rain Today

Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain are possible today from the southern plains to the Ohio valley and Mid-Atlantic. Elsewhere, hot temperatures are expected to persist for the interior Pacific Northwest. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will occur in northeast Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Light Rain

80°F

27°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 May 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 82. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 82. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92°W
4:05 pm CDT May 28, 2017
4pm CDT May 28, 2017-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2017
 
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