Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 21 Jul 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Heat Advisory July 21, 12:00pm until July 21, 08:00pm
Heat Advisory July 22, 12:00pm until July 22, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:06 am CDT Jul 21, 2018
6am CDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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