Excessive Heat Continues for Washington State; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

Excessive heat will continue over central Washington through Friday with afternoon temperatures into the triple digits. In the Desert Southwest, monsoon activity will continue to generate localized flooding impacts in arroyos, slot canyons, and urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend. Flood Watches are widespread across Arizona and New Mexico for Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 74. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 74. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:40 pm CDT Aug 17, 2022
5am CDT Aug 18, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2022
 
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