Heavy Rain in the Southeast from Cold Front/Tropical Depression; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A cold front will shift across the southeast on Tuesday with a threat for flash flooding from slow moving thunderstorms while Tropical Depression 3 brings heavy rain to eastern Florida. Monsoonal moisture in the Southwest will bring a marginal threat for flash flooding to the Four Corners states. Excessive heat is forecast to return to southern Arizona and California this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Jul 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington LA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Washington LA
 30.61°N 92.07°W
6:06 am CDT Jul 23, 2019
6am CDT Jul 23, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2019
 
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