Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Fire Weather

On Tuesday, isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and in the southern Plains. Locally heavy rainfall is expected in parts of the Four Corners region and in Texas. Finally, elevated and critical fire weather conditions are likely in the northern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Sep 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:01 pm CDT Sep 27, 2021
11pm CDT Sep 27, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 4, 2021
 
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