Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 26 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Broadmoor LA

Heat Advisory July 26, 12:00pm until July 26, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 109. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

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    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

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    T-storms then
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    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

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

    Chance
    T-storms then
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    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 109. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Broadmoor LA
 30.18°N 92.05°W
5:55 am CDT Jul 26, 2021
9am CDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2021
 
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