Severe Weather Shifts to the East; Record Warm Temperatures in the South

Scattered severe storms may produce damaging winds, hail, a few tornadoes, and isolated flash flooding from central New York/western New England southward into the Carolinas on Monday. An expansive early season heat wave will persist through the week bringing record-breaking temperatures across the Southwest through the Southern Plains through the week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 16 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:05 am CDT May 16, 2022
3am CDT May 16, 2022-6pm CDT May 22, 2022
 
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