Summer Heat In Multiple Spots

A large dome of high pressure is expected to deliver summer heat with humidity in multiple sections of the country to start off the week. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and from the Mid-Atlantic into the Northeast. This includes the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Kansas City. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

26°C

78°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1014.9 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (76°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 19 Aug 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Washington LA
 30.61°N 92.07°W
1:06 am CDT Aug 19, 2019
1am CDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
 
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