Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 19 Jul 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Heat Advisory July 20, 11:00am until July 20, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 113. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 115. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 113. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 115. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
11:06 pm CDT Jul 19, 2018
12am CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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