Monsoon Continues In The West; Locally Heavy Rain Along Gulf Coast

The active monsoon across the West is expected to continue this weekend with a trajectory from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain is likely near the Gulf Coast this weekend from the arrival of a cold front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 12 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  High near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. High near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92.05°W
7:30 am CDT Aug 12, 2022
9am CDT Aug 12, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2022
 
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