Weekend Preview: Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat In A Few Locations

This weekend will be busy with a few weather hazards across the U.S. Increasing monsoonal moisture will result in heavy rain and thunderstorms with the potential for flash flooding and debris flows near vulnerable burn scars in the Southwest, Great Basin and parts of the Rockies. Also, summer heat with excessive warnings and advisories will persist in the South and return in the Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 30 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA

Heat Advisory until July 30, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 30, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Fri

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 90. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA
 30.04°N 92.16°W
11:01 am CDT Jul 30, 2021
12pm CDT Jul 30, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2021
 
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