Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

90°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 6 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Carencro LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 92. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 92. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Carencro LA
 30.33°N 92.02°W
9:21 am CDT Jul 6, 2022
11am CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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