Dangerous Heat in the Northeast and Northwest U.S.; Areas of Excessive Rainfall In the Ohio Valley and Southwest

Dangerous heat will continue to impact portions of the Northwest and Northeast U.S. through this evening. Monsoon showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region into the Great Basin this week. A slow moving cold front will bring heavy thunderstorms which may produce excessive rainfall over the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic through Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 9 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92.05°W
2:30 pm CDT Aug 9, 2022
4pm CDT Aug 9, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2022
 
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