Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 5 Jul 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
11:10 pm CDT Jul 4, 2022
2am CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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