Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 24 Aug 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington LA
 30.61°N 92.07°W
11:06 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
12am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2019
 
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