Excessive Heat in the Interior West; Monsoon Conditions in the Southwest

Dangerous heat is expected to be in place across portions of California, especially the Central Valley, and across the Interior Northwest into Friday. Heat Advisories will also be in place across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region and Southwest through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Louisiana Regional Airport (KREG)

Lat: 30.17°NLon: 90.94°WElev: 14ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 16 Aug 9:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vacherie LA

Heat Advisory August 16, 10:00am until August 16, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Vacherie LA
 29.96°N 90.72°W
7:25 am CDT Aug 16, 2022
9am CDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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