Flood Concerns in Parts of the East; Severe Weather for High Plains; Fire Weather in West

A stationary front will continue to produce thunderstorms and heavy rain that may result in flash flooding across the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic today. Meanwhile, strong to isolated severe thunderstorms are possible from Montana to the southern Plains. Finally, a large area of elevated fire weather concerns with red flag warnings in effect across the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 6 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

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

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:05 pm CDT Aug 6, 2020
2pm CDT Aug 6, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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