An Active Start to the Week

A slow moving and large-scale system will produce widespread rain and thunderstorms the next few days across the central and southern Plains into the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley. Severe storms will be common across Texas through Tuesday before spreading eastward. The locally heavy rain will produce possible flooding and have a similar transition to the east through midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 23 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 10pm. Low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
11:45 am CDT May 23, 2022
1pm CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 29, 2022
 
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