Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 19 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Low around 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:03 am CDT Aug 19, 2022
1pm CDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2022
 
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