Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 25 Jun 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 7am. High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA
 30.04°N 92.16°W
1:30 am CDT Jun 25, 2021
9am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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