Heavy Rain In The Southwest; Tropical Storm Karen; Fire Weather In California

Moisture from the remnants of Lorena will contribute to heavy rain, strong to severe thunderstorms and possible flooding across the Southwest through Tuesday. Tropical Storm Warnings are now in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to pass on Tuesday. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected for portions of California through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
8:06 am CDT Sep 23, 2019
9am CDT Sep 23, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 29, 2019
 
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