Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

24°C

76°F

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 6 km/h
Barometer 1014.6 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index24°C (75°F)
Last update 21 Jul 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Estherwood LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Estherwood LA
 30.18°N 92.5°W
8:06 pm CDT Jul 21, 2019
8pm CDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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