Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 22 Jul 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  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: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
5:07 pm CDT Jul 22, 2019
6pm CDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2019
 
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