Severe Weather and Flash Flooding From Plains and to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are forecast today, tomorrow, and Thursday from parts of the northern/central Plains into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain associated with thunderstorms may result in flash flooding from the northern and central Plains through the Midwest and into West Virginia and also in southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 5 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. 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 91. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:15 am CDT Jul 5, 2022
10am CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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