Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92.05°W
10:05 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
11am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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