Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 28 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
9:05 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
9am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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