Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

92°F

33°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 7 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:06 pm CDT Aug 7, 2020
2pm CDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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