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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    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 likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    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

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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 likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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
12:55 am CDT May 23, 2022
1am CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 29, 2022
 
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